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City of Salinas: Shelter is a Human Right!
Date Tuesday June 14
Time 10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location Details
10:30 am: Board of Supes (Alisal & Capital)
3:00 pm: Rally at Salinas City Hall (Lincoln & Gabilan)
Bring tents, jackets, and video cameras/phones
4 pm: Public comment during city council meeting
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorMonterey County Homeless Advocates
10:30 am: Board of Supes (Alisal & Capital)
3:00 pm: Rally at Salinas City Hall (Lincoln & Gabilan)
Bring tents, jackets, and video cameras/phones
4 pm: Public comment during city council meeting

SPEAK OUT against the atrocities of the Homeless Ordinance.

On March 23, Jill Allen made a public commitment to house 200 people over 90 days on behalf of Dorothy's Place. June 20 will be the 90th day. This commitment was a call to action for all service providers, the city of Salinas, and the county of Monterey to collaborate and work within "the stinkin' system."

Dorothy's Place happens to be almost the only point of entry into the HMIS database system to connect people with housing availability within Monterey County through the current list of "service providers."

Currently Dorothy's Place has 4 1/2 full-time Case Managers, who are properly trained do the intake data entry into the HMIS, delivering ongoing case management to approximately 64 people. Their caseload is basically at capacity. The process of housing people is particularly slow because there is not a ready accessible inventory of placements available for people who would be a good fit.

Part of the city's Administrative Procedure for evicting people from city property includes a service provider representative to go on site, person-to-person, tent-to-tent, within 72 business hours and "connect people with services" by intaking new clients into the HMIS database.

MCHome initially had that contract for sites outside of Chinatown. MCHome could not spare the case managers for the past two months and thus failed the residents from many locations. To date, ZERO case managers have gone on-site to ANY location within the city's jurisdiction, yet people are still evicted without due process!!

The city emptied out sites from encampments including the Sanborn Bridge, Elvee Drive, Griffin Street, Cesar Chavez Park, Sherwood Park, The Pit, Chinatown, and other locations throughout the city without fulfilling the "connect people with services" requirement of the Administrative Procedure.

City of Salinas, what justification do you have for failing to "connect people with services" completed before evicting people? Why do you feel free enough to ignore your own law that you just passed in February???? Is that not CRIMINAL????

YOU CONTINUE TO PUT PEOPLE IN WORSE HARM'S WAY!!

YOU NEED TO STOP THE SWEEPS IF YOU CAN'T FOLLOW YOUR OWN LAW!!!!

‪#‎StopTheSweeps‬
‪#‎CityGotNoPity‬
‪#‎CityBreaksTheirOwnLaw‬
‪#‎ChampionOfTheHomeless‬?
‪#‎JoesGottaGo‬


Monterey County Homeless Advocates
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1723196254578198/
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Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 13th, 2016 1:44 AM

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