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"The Shelter Project" declaration & the "Anna Richardson Injunction"
by HUFF ( rnorse3 [at] hotmail.com )
Thursday Jul 2nd, 2009 3:33 PM
The "ignored by City Council" Shelter Project recommendations regarding the homeless in Santa Cruz, and the court fiasco document involving the "Anna Richardson (homeless woman) Injunction"
Santa Cruz City Council continues to believe that homeless issues can be dealt with via more ordinances, more citations, and more arrests dispite recommendations from one of their own bodies: The Community Action Board, Shelter Project...
§The Anna Richardson Injuction
by HUFF Thursday Jul 2nd, 2009 3:33 PM

Here's the "The Anna Richardson Injuction" court paper...
§Update
by Robert Norse Thursday Jul 2nd, 2009 8:27 PM
Homeless service providers and advocates Paul Lee (author of The Quality of Mercy) and Paul Brindel (25-year worker with The Shelter Project) provided declarations to the court supporting the utter inadequacy of shelter space in Santa Cruz, which Judge Burdick ignored.

These declarations will hopefully be placed soon.

Anna Richardson reported that the two received "camping citations" within the last few days for sleeping during the day time (not a violation of the camping law) by police intent on harassing them and driving them away, or perhaps, still woefully ignorant of the law.

The "ignored by City Council" Shelter Project recommendations regarding the homeless in Santa Cruz. This is a supplement to the "court fiasco" document involving the "Anna Richardson (homeless woman) Injunction" posted July 2, 2009...

Santa Cruz City Council continues to believe that homeless issues can be dealt with via more ordinances, more citations, and more arrests dispite recommendations from one of their own bodies: The Community Action Board, Shelter Project...

Paul Brindel (25-year worker with The Shelter Project) provided his declaration to the court supporting the utter inadequacy of shelter space in Santa Cruz, which Judge Burdick ignored.

This declaration, along with Homeless service provider and advocate Paul Lee, author of The Quality of Mercy (not included in this post), will hopefully be placed soon.