Picture The Homeless was founded on the principle that homeless people have civil and human rights regardless of our race, creed, color or economic status.

1. Picture The Homeless was founded and is led by homeless people.

2. We oppose the quaility of life laws that criminalize homeless people in any form by the city,state, and national governments.

3. We work to change these laws and policies as well as to challenge the root causes of homelessness.