Welcome to safety BX, a podcast where people in Maine reclaim their narratives on mental health, substance use, and homelessness. safety BX is a production of Amistad. Amistad supports people in jails, in hospitals, on the streets, in shelters, and anywhere else our community is.
You can find safety BX on spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/show/5PmLTnD2cqa4E6VeahnHmv?si=bI0qxNWGQgySBe21BX8ZLQ or individual episodes below.
Description: Change is here- on this election night. Change is copacetic. The future that Jess Falero and Courtney Priest fight for is one guided bu their friendship, their resilience, and what is possible. Together they organized an 18-day direct-action protest led by homeless youth on the steps of Portland’s City Hall. Learn more about the work of Maine People’s Housing Coalition and their demands: https://www.facebook.com/phc.me
Description: Bob Bergeron commits time to Ashish Shrestha in exchange for some McDoubles and coffee. Bob is an artist and a self-defined pirate on the streets of Portland, finding treasure in the form of friendship, while shaking the foundations on society’s take. ARRR!! He is the co-creator of the Pirate Ship COmic, about the misadventures of a group of homeless folks in Portland, ME. Read it and follow it! It is a real elixir for the soul. Bob’s work and The Pirate Ship Comic can be found on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KBComix/?