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Preview & Purchase Our CD: GIVE US YOUR POOR Give US Your Poor Album

This CD has exclusive new tracks by Bruce Springsteen & Pete Seeger, Jon Bon Jovi, Mario Frangoulis, Buffalo Tom, Natalie Merchant, & more in collaboration with currently or formerly homeless musicians on benefit CD to fight homelessness.


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Board Members

Advisory Board

Linda Boone –Former Executive Director, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Ellen Bassuk, M.D. – President, National Center on Family Homelessness; faculty, Harvard Medical

Cameron Brown – President, King Fish Media

Alex Chadwick – Host, Producer, Write; Contributor to National Public Radio; Interviews 50 Cents

Robert Coles, M.D. – Pulitzer Prize-winning author; Child Psychiatrist; founding editor of DoubleTake magazine for documentary studies; Professor Emeritus, Harvard University

Gordon Curtis – Executive coach; author.

Andrew Cuomo – Governor, NY State; former Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

David Dinkins – Former Mayor of NYC; Professor at College of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University

Peter Edelman – Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Former aide to Robert Kennedy; Former member of the Clinton Administration in the Dept. of Health and Human Services:

Mickey Edwards – A lecturer at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, former Republican U.S. Congressman from 1977 to 1993. He is the author of "Reclaiming Conservatism".

Chester Hartman – Director of Research, Poverty & Race Research Action Council; Urban planner; Author of numerous books on housing in the U.S.

Jon Jennings – Co-founder of Team Harmony with Lenny Zakhim and Reggie Lewis; former asst. coach of Boston Celtics; Dept. of Justice under Clinton; inner circle with Al Gore on reinventing government initiative.

Joseph P. Kennedy II – Founder and President of Citizen's Energy Corp.; Former US Congressman

Jonathan Kozol – Best-selling author; expert on poverty in the U.S. particularly as it affects children

John Lozier – Executive Director, National Healthcare for the Homeless Council

Gabriel Miller – General Counsel, The Law Offices of James Sokolove

Sherry Penney – Director of Center for Emerging Leaders, UMass Boston; Former Chancellor of UMass Boston;

Nan Roman – President, National Alliance to End Homelessness

Phil Sandhaus – Music industry marketing executive of 25 years.

Michael Stoops – Director of Community Organizing, Project Director for You Don’t Need a Home to Vote, and National Homeless Civil Rights Organizing Project, National Coalition for the Homeless

Julia Tripp – National Advocate for Homelessness, previously homeless for 11 years, former board member, National Coalition for the Homeless, Center for Social Policy, Tripp Consulting

Lauren Walters – Management and Financial Consultant for state and federal agencies; former staff member of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget