Puget Sound: Stop the Sweeps! (1 Viewer)

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@nivoldoog submitted a new file to the library:

Puget Sound: Stop the Sweeps! - Don’t let your Houseless Neighbors be treated like garbage.

Thousands of people sleep-rough in tents, doorways, or vehicles around the Puget Sound. On any given day they might be forced to give up what little semblance of stability they have by threat of violent arrest and seizure of their few belongings. These sweeps are a never-ending game of whack-a-mole where the only result is to keep the problem out of sight and out of mind, all while inflicting ever-more violence and trauma on those already suffering.

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I believe that Jenny Durkin is suspending the sweeps in light of the coronavirus.
 

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