Backbone interviewed Community Organizer Steve Meacham, of City Life/ Vida Urbana in Boston, about housing as a human right and establishing Eviction Free Zones.
City Life/Vida Urbana (CL/VU) does cutting edge work to guarantee the human right of housing. Backbone Campaign has a long history of collaborating with City Life; today, the threat of losing shelter is looming over a huge portion of the US population.
Steve Meacham has been an organizer for over 50 years. He has been active in movements around worker rights, housing justice, and transforming the war economy. Since 1999, he has been an organizer with City Life / Vida Urbana, where he has helped develop their radical model of community organizing.