This is NOT the way to clear the streets & camps of the homeless! YES, there are better ways like 100,000 Homes Campaign! Clearing Tent Cities without solutions (and NOT shelters) is not the compassionate way to deal with the issue! When will governments & communities get that? It’s up to advocates to hold them accountable for their actions!
From the article with video for the news report (there’s a Part 1 & Part 2 on the website):
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Dozens of homeless people with personal belongings on sidewalks or in parks in the Moiliili and Pawaa areas were told to move it or lose it.
People have until Tuesday morning to move out or get cleared out.
So it looks as though the homeless are being cleared out of Stadium Park AGAIN! (sheesh!) A gentleman who was formerly #homeless talked about getting out of it but also stated, “I think that the state could’ve done a better job in preparing these guys a little more options and a little more time to figure out what they want to do. Because in order for you to get off of the streets, you really need some help. You can’t do it alone with the way that the economy is…”
- Is this the map for homeless services in Savannah? Who knows the answer & how do we get the best map we can? (homelessnessinsavannah.wordpress.com)
- Is Savannah’s focus on ending chronic homelessness changing too?: City changes it’s homelessness strategy, and no one notices ” The Dreamer Propulsion Project (homelessnessinsavannah.wordpress.com)
- Is this what we have come to with Housing for the Homeless? (homelessnessinsavannah.wordpress.com)