Tuesday, January 30, 2007

2.1.07 Edition of Spare Change News



Find these and other delights in the upcoming issue of Spare Change News (out Thursday, February 1st, at a vendor near you):

Incommunicado

Residents in certain mental health facilities are granted the right to telephones and uncensored mail, yet they are not allowed the right to basic web access and email accounts. Advocates work to make this a fundamental right in Mental Health Wards.

Reflections on Black History Month

Local Black voices express their dreams and inspirations relating to Black History Month. Hear about the challenges these writers faced as minorities growing up in White America.

Housing Feud Ignites

Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) presents controversial new plan for the city’s public housing. Local residents feel they are not being represented fairly and are not well informed by the CHA about meetings or changes. Changes include restrictions on how Cambridge residents are defined.


Till next time,


-SCN

(Update written by Sarah Esposito, SCN's talented editorial intern!)

1 comment:

the sak said...

How to find out what your favorite Boston City Councilors are saying...

City of Boston Clerks Office
Massachusetts

By email please send along

1.
the City Council stenographic machine output
for the last Council public meeting and

2.
the full unedited transcription of the
City Council stenographic machine output for
the last Council public meeting.

Software used by professional stenographic
court reporters make readily available the
output from the stenographic machine and
make reaily available the full
unedited transcription of the machine's output.


Cc:
City of Boston Clerks Office
Massachusetts

National Court Reporters Association
http://captioning.ncraonline.org/HHResources/

Associated Press
United Press International