Homelessness

We had us a celebration!!

Hey everybody!! We said we were having a celebration of our communities strength and DAMN did we ever… Powerful murals, kick ass music and a whole bunch of social justice warriors from California, Colorado and Oregon….and of course the Tenderloin:),…

City Sweeps “Away” at least 80 People Sleeping by River

On July 13th 2016 throughout the night and early morning at least 80 people who are homeless were displaced from their resting place, treated as criminals, many ticketed for simply existing, some had property taken, and all moved along to…

Shooting of homeless man shows need for sincere change in SFPD

by Lisa Marie Alatorre, Coalition on Homelessness San Francisco – A shooting by police officers of a homeless man camping on Shotwell Street near 18th Street occurred in the Mission Thursday, April 7. On Friday, the Medical Examiner identified the…

And The Beat Goes On!!!

Hey Everyone! While we are all feeling immense disappointment at the defeat of this legislation, the true disappointment comes from knowing that in the eyes of the state of California, poor and homeless people do not deserve the most basic…

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…