Panhandling — Public Nuisance Or Basic Right?
Are panhandlers in Boston getting your money? Your sympathy? Or just your frustration? We hear from a few of the homeless in Harvard Square – who are they more organized than you might think — as well as listeners who describe their experiences and experts who work with and deal with panhandlers.
Vincent Flanagan, Executive Director of Homeless Empowerment Project Spare Change News
Robert Haas, Cambridge Police Commissioner
Denise Jillson, President of the Harvard Square Business Association