News & Public Affairs03/27/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Today the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County conducted a "street survey" of homeless people in the county. Teams of volunteers and government workers fanned out across the county to give a 19-page questionnaire to as many people without permanent housing as they could.
Lesa Weikel, community relations manager for the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County, said the purpose of the survey is to determine what types of services are needed.
“The survey that we’re conducting ou...Be the first to comment
01/15/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
Welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Thanks to Mitch Perry for filling in for me while I was away. Our guest today is Florida Southern College Professor Risdon Slate who has co-written a new book with Wesley Johnson called Criminalization of Mentally Ill.
According to our guest: "In 1955, there were over 559,000 residents in state (mental) hospitals in the United States. Today there are less than 60,000 residents…… Where has some of this shift been g...Be the first to comment