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Rally for the Homeless treesitter in Eugene

Come show your support for those without homes in Eugene. Tuesday 10/15 at noon.
For 3 days a man known as Traveler has been living in a tree in downtown Eugene to protest the war on Eugene's homeless. He will not come down until Eugene's war on the homeless has ended!
Come show your support for the creation of a legal camping area for those without homes in Eugene.
PARK BLOCKS at 8th and OAK, downtown Eugene

There will be speakers, music and fun! Please bring spirit, support, banners, and donations of food and blankets if possible.

(Ironically the Eugene police have stated they will not 'remove' Traveler, they are just hoping that the cold weather forces him down. Hmmm....a homeless person gives up because of weather??? Where do they think he's going to go next -- some big heated house on the hill?!?!?)
City of Eugene reluctant......... 14.Oct.2002 15:31

Eugene resident

The city goverment in Eugene has been reluctant to seriously try and come up with any real solutions to the homeless problem.The city council is claiming that since the city has previously set up homeless camps in the past and experienced difficultys they are not willing to try again.Hopefully this tree-sit occupation will force them to look at the problem,which is growing,and find an acceptable solution.Everybody needs a safe place to sleep.

A Tree is a home! 14.Oct.2002 17:39


I wish people would realize that a tree makes a great home. It has shelter and is a living thing. Perhaps this 'homeless' man just needs to learn about the giving nature of Trees!

Trees are dangerous 14.Oct.2002 18:42

The Artist formaly Known as ROBIN

I stand by this mans views and further more....oopppps