Tag Archives: Jan. 20

Celebration and drive home

Community organizer, Brendan Phillips  celebrating at the Golden Gate bridge after the march.

Drive home.

Last stop in California.

Groups converge on San Francisco— and dance

Bus from L.A. full of folks from the streets.

Folks from L.A.

Dance party with individuals from around the West Coast in the Mission District.

Grammy nominee Ritmo y Armonía rocks the house down.

Organizers meet to go over logistics.

A group of from Street Spirit, Street Roots sister paper from Sacramento.

Bob Offer-Westort, Managing Editor with Street Sheet from San Francisco.

Members from the Portland group are staying at the Union Temple in San Francisco.

Good night and good luck.

Posted by Israel Bayer

We made it through the pass and are rolling strong

About  two-thirds of our  group  162 miles from San Francisco.

Driving through a blizzard for social justice and housing

Sign the petition. Our feet are wet, but our spirit is strong!

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