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WHAT'S GOIN' ON...​   


- THE AMPLIFIER, ISSUE 47 IS ON THE STREETS .. THE VOICE OF KNOXVILLE'S HOMELESS COMMUNITY. 


- WE ARE GATHERING DATA ON THE NUMBER OF ARRESTS FOR PANHANDLING IN THE KNOXVILLE AREA.

   HAS OUR CITY RESTRICTED THIS FORM OF FREE SPEECH TO AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL POINT?


- THE KNOXVILLE HOMELESS BILL OF RIGHTS


- WE ARE GATHERING DATA ON THE BANNING OF MEMBERS FROM OUR HOMELESS COMMUNITY BY OUR    LOCAL EMERGENCY SHELTER, AND THE UNETHICAL TREATMENT THOSE FROM THE HOMELESS  

   COMMUNITY CLAIM THEY RECEIVE WHILE THERE.


- RESEARCHING CLAIMS THAT KPD IS AGGRESSIVELY EXPELLING THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY FROM            MARKET SQUARE.


- WORKING WITHE THE MAYOR'S OFFICE ON DESIGNATING CITY-SANCTIONED PUBLIC SPACE TO CAMP.