Portland, Oregon September 3, 2001--Today at six (6:00) p.m., Dignity Village will hold a press conference to discuss its future plans and a new City-proposed site. The Village is located at NW 17th and Savier. |
About Dignity Village: Dignity Village, Portland's tented community, was founded in December of 2000 and is today home to approximately 70 people. Currently on its fifth site, it is located on NW 17th Ave. between Raleigh and Savier Streets, under the Fremont Bridge. Their mission is to create a safe, clean, substance-free alternative for those who are currently seeking shelter but are unable to find it. Donations to Dignity Village can be written to Street Roots/Out of the Doorways, 1205 SW Morrison, Portland, OR 97205.
For more info contact: John Hubbird (503) 295-7747.