Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Homelessness Marathon Begins Tonight @ 5


Community Radio KXCI 91.3 is pleased to present the Homelessness Marathon beginning at 5pm Wednesday, February 20th and continuing overnight until 7am Thursday, February 21. The Homelessness Marathon is a 14 hour radio broadcast featuring the voices and stories of homeless people from around the U.S. The Homelessness Marathon originates from Nashville this year and features live call-ins all night long via a toll-free number.


Within the 14 hour national broadcast, KXCI will feature brief segments at the top of each hour that spotlight local issues, people, programs and service providers such Tucson Planning Council for the Homeless, Primavera, and Wingspan's Homeless Youth Project.


Please join us as we highlight the multitude of issues surrounding homelessness on 91.3 KXCI Tucson or listen on line at www.kxci.org from 5pm Wednesday, February 20th through 7am Thursday, February 21.


For more information, contact KXCI News Director Amanda Shauger at amanda@kxci.org or by phone

at 623-1000 ext 17.


Find out more about the Homelessness Marathon at www.homelessnessmarathon.org



Schedule For Local Segments for Homelessness Marathon


6pm-6:05 Leslie Carlson ... The Plan To End Homelessness

7pm-7:05 Deborah Dale Primavera

8pm-8:05 Brian Flagg Casa Maria

9pm-9:05 Steve Wenzel VA Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Programming

10pm-10:00 Larry Pastor, Esperanza and Escalante

11pm-11:05 Fernando Siqueiros Voices 110 Degrees After School Project

12am-12:05 Anna Watson Primavera Prisoner Re-Entry Project (PREP)

1am-1:05 Michele Keller Primavera Prisoner Re-Entry Project (PREP)

2am-2:05 Tom Resident, Esperanza en Escalante(EE)

Cindy Owen Superviser Disabled Units EE

Phyllis Russell Executive Director EE

3am-3:05 Courtney Jones Wingspan's Youth Program Coordinator

4am-4:05 Fernando Siqueiros Voices 110 Degrees After School Project

5am-5:05 Deborah Dale Primavera Home Ownership Programming

6am-6:05 Brian Flagg Casa Maria

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