Reverend Glenda Hope

5:29pm

Wed June 4, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Memorializing San Francisco’s homeless

Reverend Lyle Beckman and other faith leaders prepare for the memorial
Laura Flynn

The memorial

About a hundred people have gathered in a circle at Civic Center Plaza, a park at the footsteps of San Francisco’s City Hall. Holding lit candles, the crowd huddles closely together.

“Good evening and welcome everyone on this rather somber occasion,”  says Reverend Lyle Beckman of San Francisco Night Ministry.

“May this be an opportunity to open our minds and our hearts and help to find ways to bring people into a safer place and care much better for those who are our sisters and brothers," Reverend Beckman continues.

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