Links to Coverage of Peace Park Renovation Debate and Subsequent Votes

Here is a list of links to coverage of recent events involving OWH, the Lisa Link Peace Park Renovation and the Madison Common Council.  Please post any omissions or errors in the comments. Listed in chronological order:

Downtown Madison Peace Park Discussions Grow Tense Isthmus 9/30/09

Panhandling Limitations on State Street Criticized Channel 3000 10/29/09
Subway ATM and the Little Green Box.  Includes interview with OWH core member Nate Abrams.

Laptop City Hall: When is an ATM not just an ATM (CapTimes on-line) 11/04/09

Konkel on November 3 discussion of Peace Park at Common Council 11/04/09

Scroll down to item #57.  Includes a paraphrasing of most of the testimony that OWH core members and allies gave and subsequent Common Council discussion.

WORT’s In Our Backyard 11/04/09

scroll down to In Our Backyard 11/04/09 a 4-5 minute piece on Peace Park and OWH demands begins 11 minutes and 37 seconds into the program.

the 11/11/09 In Our Backyard may feature some discussion with alders on the issue but I am not sure.

Meeting Video on Madison City Channel

Requires RealPlayer.
Click on November 3rd Common Council Meeting.
Once the meeting has opened in the Real Player you can jump directly to Agenda item #57.

Emily’s Post on the Daily Page 11/09/09

Opinion piece.  Scroll down to ATM Disrupting the Peace.

Konkel on “Guilt Money” (amendment 11) 11/10/09

Konkel on City Operating Budget Amendments Discussion and Votes  11/12/09

Scroll down to amendments 11 and 10 to read about discussion and votes pertinent to OWH and homeless services etc.

Video of Common Council meetings on City Channel 12

Requires RealPlayer.
Click on November 11th Common Council Meeting.
Once the meeting has opened in the Real Player jump to amendments 11 and 10 of the City Operating Budget.


About Operation Welcome Home

OWH is a group of homeless people in Madison, WI and their allies organizing around the root causes of homelessness- racism, poverty, and criminalization. We are fighting for housing, jobs, and an end to the criminalization of poverty.

Posted on November 13, 2009, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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