Privatization of Kennedy Plaza, Scaring Away Panhandlers Won’t End Homelessness

The solution to this complex societal issue doesn’t lie with increasing police presence, outlawing panhandling and keeping the less fortunate out of Kennedy Plaza. In fact, laws and policies designed to criminalize and demean poverty and homelessness only perpetuate the real problem: a growing chasm between the rich and poor that is slowly ripping society apart. …

Privatization of Kennedy Plaza (Link to ecoRI News article)