Homeless rights activists have been occupying Sacramento City Hall for 2 weeks now, demanding an end to the city’s unconstitutional anti-camping ordinance. Every day and night, these brave people have maintained a presence on City Hall property, where they provide food and clothing for homeless people.
Now in the middle of winter and relentless storms and cold, YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!! The Occupiers are asking for food, warm coffee, rain ponchos, warm blankets, tarps, socks, shoes or any other warm clothing you can spare. Just as important – please come down and support the protest whenever you can! Let’s show city hall where we stand!
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Click here to read the full press release. (http://occupysac.com/homeless-advocates-to-occupy-sacramento-city-hall/)
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The CDP provides food and clothing on the steps of City Hall, and also brings food to support those who are currently occupying. Your donations will help this important work to continue!
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Sac News & Review: Sacramento City Hall occupation and protest of homelessness policies enters second week ‘The anti-camping ordinance criminalizes individuals who have no place else to go’
By Nick Miller – 12/17/2015
A flatbed truck backed onto a City Hall sidewalk, then dumped off a large port-a-potty. So it began: protesters’ indefinite occupation of 915 I Street. The portable toilet grabbed most of the attention. But this action, which started on Tuesday, December 8, just before the evening’s council meeting, was about more than bathroom breaks. It was about protesting the city’s homelessness policies.
That night, protester James “Faygo” Clark spoke to a crowd waiting in line for the weekly Community Dinner Project meal about the laws he says discriminate against homeless people. Then, he asked people to join him and occupy or “camp out” at City Hall until the laws were overturned…
Click here to read the full article. (https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/sacramento-city-hall-occupation-and/content?oid=19356914)