North meets South (Oregon): Housing activists come together in Ashland

More than a 100 Ashland residents came out tonight to listen to a panel talk on homelessness and the WRAP report.

 The event was sponsored by WRAP, Sisters Of The Road, Street Roots, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, The League of Women Voters, Congregational United Church of Christ, Oregon Action, Jobs with Justice, Peace House, Justice and Social Action of the Unitarian Fellowship and Citizens for Peace and Justice.

SR, Sisters along with members from the Community Alliance of Tenants are traveling to San Francisco to ask the Feds for adequate funding for affordable housing and to insure local city governments maintain the civil rights of individuals on the streets.

Also in attendence was State Representive Peter Buckley along with two Ashland City Council members. The group listened to a panel made up of reps from WRAP,  Sisters Of The Road and Oregon Action.

Group listens to panel discussion

A Channel 12 reporter from Ashland covers the event

WRAP poster is displayed at the event

State Rep. Peter Buckley from Ashland signs a petition

 Sign the petition, dammit.  

Also see Saturday Night Party,  Caravan of housing activist leave for San Francisco,and  On the Road. SR will be posting updates about the adventures all week here at the SR blog and at Change.org.

Posted by Israel Bayer

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