Special Broadcast Episode February 23, 2016

NCRA Homelessness Marathon 2016 - from Megaphone Magazine

9:11pm - 10:32pm

The 14th annual NCRA Homelessness Marathon was broadcast live across Canada from Feb. 23rd 2pm PST to Feb. 24th at 4am PST. CiTR was live from the offices of Megaphone Magazine in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. http://www.megaphonemagazine.com/

From 9:00pm to 10:30pm, we spoke with current and former vendors of Megaphone. Kris Cronk and Peter Thompson shared their stories of living with homelessness, and surviving trying times. They talked about what Megaphone has done for them, and how they overcame other struggles to work towards a better life. We spoke with Sean Condon, the Executive Director of Megaphone about what the magazine is all about.

We also shared the stories of four women from the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. http://dewc.ca/
Shana, Katrina, Victoria, and a women who wished to remain anonymous were interviewed by CiTR's Madeline Taylor about their lives surviving homelessness and near homelessness.

Track Listing:

Rack em' up
Jonny Lang · Lie to Me
The Thrill is Gone
BB King · Completely Well
Hip Hop
Dead Prez · Let's Get Free
Time and Time Again
Good For Grapes · The Ropes