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DHOL Weekly Updates and Main Meeting 9/21

SUPPORT DHOL AND OUR HOUSELESS COMMUNITY! This is the launch of TWO wish lists/fundraisers to help our houseless community! We are collecting survival gear to make sure our community without housing is safe, secure, and comfortable as best as possible,…

National Prisoner Stoppage September 9th

Friday, September 9th, 2016 marks the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison rebellion in which prisoners organized a mass demonstration to demand better treatment in the prison system. This uprising was one of the most powerful prisoner mobilizations in the…

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…

A tale of two homeless sweeps

After a very long and chaotic week for the campers on Division Street, they were finally forced to move, with The City putting up barriers to prevent their return. During that time, the destitute and displaced were threatened with arrest,…
A streetwise perspective on housing, mental health

A streetwise perspective on housing, mental health

COMMENTARY | A conversation with Right 2 Dream Too co-founder Ptery Lieght by Rachel Levy Housing activist Ptery Lieght has been involved for years in efforts to make safe, affordable housing available to all. He has been active in Portland’s…

WRAP 10-year Anniversary Concert, featuring Mic Crenshaw

Celebrate and support WRAP’s 10 years of resisting criminalization of poor and homeless people, fighting for affordable housing and demanding civil rights for all people. Your support keeps us strong! Date:  Saturday, October 17th, 2015 Time:  6:00 pm – 9:30…