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Press Conference and Extended Action: Stop the Anti-Homeless Ordinance in Berkeley
Date Monday November 16
Time 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location Details
Old City Hall Allston & MLK, Berkeley, CA
Event Type Press Conference
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New anti-homeless ordinances are being introduced to City Council at the November 17th meeting.  Come and stand in solidarity with Berkeley's homeless and against the ordinances.

Stop Berkeley's anti homeless laws. Old City Hall. Starting on 11/16 at 11am until...

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This photo is the heart breaking truth of too many people in this country. This is someone's home. Every night this person builds this structure, and every morning they take it down. This has been going on for over a year here at the Berkeley Post Office Occupation.

The person inside this structure is a 69 year old retired nurse. She dedicated her life to helping others. Now, in a week, Berkeley wants to pass new laws that will have a negative impact on people who are barely surviving. The truth is, this is the face of homelessness that the press doesn't report. The politicians don't consider her plight, but a housed voter gets to say no, no homeless in my park, or on my sidewalk, or in my shopping district. City officials don't have to care if the community is not willing to. Few city officials have understanding or compassion. If they did, Julie would not be living in a self made, cardboard box shack on the sidewalk.

Please share this. Berkeley City Council must be made to understand there is a human cost to criminalizing people because they have to survive.

First They Came For The Homeless.

Added to the calendar on Saturday Nov 14th, 2015 9:23 AM

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