Homelessness

When the BIDs attack us, we strike back

When the BIDs attack us, we strike back

September 30th marked the first day of the annual International Downtown Association conference at the Marriott in San Francisco. The conference was full of workshops geared towards increasing business success in downtowns all over the US and Canada as well…

WRAP 10-year Anniversary Concert, featuring Mic Crenshaw

Hey everybody !! Check out what Mic Crenshaw and KBOO Community Radio are doing for WRAP and the Oregon Right To Rest Campaign!!! Join local WRAP members Right 2 Survive, Street Roots and Sisters Of The Road for an evening…

EXCERPTS US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LETTER OF INTEREST

Artwork by Roonie Goodman The United States Department of Justice filed a “Statement of Interest of the United States Department of Justice”, filed August 6 of this year,  regarding  a suit, Janet F. Bell v City of Boise, in which…

Business Improvement Districts and ‘Broken Windows’ Laws

The broken windows theory of policing conceptualizes poor people as things to be removed and not people who are struggling to survive. On July 31, members of the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) organized a march to the Union Square…