All Politics is Local (and State) A Media Campaign: Lessons Learned. Jim Ryczek, Executive Director [email protected] Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference July 9-11, 2007. The Context. Welcome Arnold Shelter Closing (May, 2006)
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All Politics is Local (and State)A Media Campaign: Lessons Learned
Jim Ryczek, Executive Director
Rhode Island Coalition
for the Homeless
National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference
July 9-11, 2007
CARCIERI PLEDGES TO ACCOMMODATE WELCOME ARNOLD SHELTER RESIDENTS
“While this move will require the re-location of the existing Welcome Arnold homeless shelter, I have pledged to ensure that every individual using that facility is accommodated before construction begins. In the wake of somewhat misleading media reports, I am happy to reiterate that pledge today.”
Governor Carcieri breaks promises to
Welcome Arnold shelter’s
Included a quote by our Chief of Housing & Community Development from the story that ran that day:
"We're not exactly sure where we're going to put people who haven't got assignments on nights all the shelters are full but we are going to continue to work with Crossroads and we're going to monitor the situation every day."