Poverty

Right 2 Survive and Community Alliance Of Lane County ( CALC )

In a progressive church on Oak street, community and neighborhood association members sat with interest as Paul Boden, Executive Director of Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP), opened strong the night, with a speech as to why Oregon needs a Homeless…

The Non-Solution Solutions to End Homelessness

Researched in collaboration with the 9 WRAP members: Denver Homeless Out Loud, Los Angeles Community Action Network, St. Mary’s Center, Street Spirit, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, Sacramento Homeless Organizing Committee, Street Roots, Sisters of the Road and Right2Survive. It…

Videos of Camping Ban Enforcement Since March

Camping Ban enforcement is up 500% since March. Watch these sample videos of what is happening every day now in Denver…   You cannot sweep away homelessness. We need rest. We are not “camping,” we are surviving. The city can’t…

No Housing, No Treatment, but there sure are plenty of Laws!

In response to deep cuts to federal and state funding for affordable housing, California cities have enacted and enforced a wide range of local codes that target or disproportionately impact homeless people. These anti-homeless laws mimic vagrancy laws of past…