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Notes from forum last forum event online

If you’re in Manchester October 10-14 Check This Out

In October, Waterstones are hosting an evening with Séamus Fox, a formerly homeless man and Emmaus companion, who has written ‘No Homeless Problem and other poems‘. We hope the evening will bring attention to the issue of homelessness as well as the book itself.

Séamus  wrote ‘No Homeless Problem and other poems”  to give an “insight into how different people may become homeless and how they attempt to survive on the street. I want people who have never been homeless or who have never known homeless people to search in their souls for shreds of compassion.”

Here’s an A4 poster for the event

Click here if you have questions on  Homelessness in Bristol

& checkout Bristol Homeless Connect for all services.

& this page on ‘Framing our message‘ (courtesy Crisis) and a 2nd part to their report is here

Interested? See our welcome flyer for information about joining the forum & to join just click  Subscribe to join and receive invitations to future events.

See the Top Menu ‘Useful Links’ for links to organisations in the forum (& a few others who haven’t joined yet).

There is currently a campaign running to fund shelter provision across the city, check it out here
http://www.fundsurfer.com/SOSBristol
There are two great films to go with it
Two sides – https://youtu.be/hyt5II3Xtns
Safer off the Streets – https://youtu.be/7xqIzyroPhU

If you just want to understand homelessness a bit better you can look at this short animated video from BBC2 which is a wonderfully concise summary https://t.co/mABQEY8xDh

 

 

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