Both Sides Undergoing Mediation To Resolve Homeless Feeding Dispute
Activist Arnold Abbott, 90, has been serving meals to the homeless on the beach in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for 23 years, but after the wealthy tourist town recently passed an ordinance restricting his efforts, Abbott has been arrested on numerous occasions.
Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with both sides in this long-running dispute: Arnold Abbott and Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler.
- Arnold Abbott, activist and founder of the nonprofit interfaith organization Love Thy Neighbor Fund.
- Jack Seiler, Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He tweets @JackSeiler.
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