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*UPDATE* New details in Federal Judge David O. Carter’s recent injunction RE: Skid Row that speaks about systemic racism against Black people & Opening Brief officially filed in lawsuit where Skid Row residents sued the City of Los Angeles on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday May 1, 2021 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about new details in Federal Judge David O. Carter's recent injunction RE: Skid Row that speaks about systemic racism against Black people & Opening Brief officially filed in lawsuit where Skid Row residents sued the City of Los Angeles, starting at the 10:25 minute mark. … Continue reading *UPDATE* New details in Federal Judge David O. Carter’s recent injunction RE: Skid Row that speaks about systemic racism against Black people & Opening Brief officially filed in lawsuit where Skid Row residents sued the City of Los Angeles on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday May 1, 2021 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* Skid Row parks get 200K for positive programing from Councilman Kevin de Leon from the “Defund the Police” fund & Urban Alchemy assists houseless people in Echo Park into hotel rooms without police involvement and with 0 arrests while doing it – a model the City should continue on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday April 3, 2021 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about how the Skid Row parks are set to receive 200K for positive programing from Councilman Kevin de Leon from the "Defund the Police" fund & how Urban Alchemy assisted houseless people in Echo Park into hotel rooms without police involvement and with 0 … Continue reading *UPDATE* Skid Row parks get 200K for positive programing from Councilman Kevin de Leon from the “Defund the Police” fund & Urban Alchemy assists houseless people in Echo Park into hotel rooms without police involvement and with 0 arrests while doing it – a model the City should continue on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday April 3, 2021 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* The “Skid Row Park Advisory Board” (PAB), an official governing body through the City’s Rec & Parks Dept., is up and running with (9) members & ready to initiate positive programing & upgrades on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday March 20, 2021 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about the "Skid Row Park Advisory Board" (PAB), an official governing body through the City's Rec and Parks Dept., and how it is now up and running with (9) members and ready to initiate positive programing and upgrades starting at the 28:15 minute mark. Also … Continue reading *UPDATE* The “Skid Row Park Advisory Board” (PAB), an official governing body through the City’s Rec & Parks Dept., is up and running with (9) members & ready to initiate positive programing & upgrades on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday March 20, 2021 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* Vaccinations for homeless people in Skid Row, Federal govt. offers 100% reimbursement for Project Roomkey but LA didn’t apply & Skid Row seeking some of the 150 million diverted from the LAPD budget to go to Black communities on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday March 13, 2021 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about vaccinations for homeless people in Skid Row, the Federal government offering 100% reimbursement for Project Roomkey and LA not even applying and Skid Row seeking some of the 150 million diverted from the LAPD budget to go to Black communities starting at the 11:00 … Continue reading *UPDATE* Vaccinations for homeless people in Skid Row, Federal govt. offers 100% reimbursement for Project Roomkey but LA didn’t apply & Skid Row seeking some of the 150 million diverted from the LAPD budget to go to Black communities on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday March 13, 2021 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* Dr. Barbara Ferrer & Dept. of Public Health stonewall on Skid Row specific COVID19 data, Mayor Garcetti still MIA on homelessness & no visible political leadership in the community on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday January 9, 2021 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about how Dr. Barbara Ferrer & Dept. of Public Health are stonewalling on Skid Row specific COVID19 data, how Mayor Garcetti is still MIA on homelessness & how there is no visible political leadership in the community starting at the 11:00 minute mark. Also available … Continue reading *UPDATE* Dr. Barbara Ferrer & Dept. of Public Health stonewall on Skid Row specific COVID19 data, Mayor Garcetti still MIA on homelessness & no visible political leadership in the community on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday January 9, 2021 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* Skid Row stood strong and allies pulled up to block “Superspreader” Christian concert event thanks to the organizing of Pastor Cue Jn-Marie and LACAN’s Pete White who created a “blockade” of cars to prevent the spread of COVID19 on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday January 2, 2021 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about how Skid Row stood strong and allies pulled up to block "Superspreader" Christian concert event thanks to the organizing of Pastor Cue Jn-Marie and LACAN's Pete White who created a "blockade" of cars to prevent the spread of COVID19 starting at the 14:05 minute … Continue reading *UPDATE* Skid Row stood strong and allies pulled up to block “Superspreader” Christian concert event thanks to the organizing of Pastor Cue Jn-Marie and LACAN’s Pete White who created a “blockade” of cars to prevent the spread of COVID19 on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday January 2, 2021 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* Over 100 people named at this year’s National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day for Skid Row, the neighborhood’s “death ratio” and eviction notices going up on Skid Row Housing Trust tenant’s doors just before Christmas on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday December 26, 2020 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about over 100 people named at this year's National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day for Skid Row, the neighborhood's "death ratio" and eviction notices going up on Skid Row Housing Trust tenant's doors just before Christmas starting at the 17:00 minute mark. Also available in the … Continue reading *UPDATE* Over 100 people named at this year’s National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day for Skid Row, the neighborhood’s “death ratio” and eviction notices going up on Skid Row Housing Trust tenant’s doors just before Christmas on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday December 26, 2020 / 11:00am

*UPDATE* General Jeff speaks about the dire winter weather and flu season fast approaching and the alarming lack of shelter and ICU beds available on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday December 19, 2020 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about the dire winter weather and flu season fast approaching and the alarming lack of shelter and ICU beds available starting at the 10:50 minute mark. Also available in the KPFK archives under, Freedom Now, December 19, 2020 (https://www.kpfk.org/archives/)

*UPDATE* General Jeff speaks about “Garcetti-watch”, the shortfalls of Project Roomkey, HHH and Bridge Home shelters and the Caltrans evictions on KPFK / Freedom Now / Saturday November 28, 2020 / 11:00am

Listen to General Jeff speak on Freedom Now with Gerald Horne about "Garcetti-watch", the shortfalls of Project Roomkey, HHH and Bridge Home shelters and the Caltrans evictions starting at the 14:35 minute mark. Also available in the KPFK archives under, Freedom Now, November 28, 2020 (https://www.kpfk.org/archives/)