Wednesday at 9:30 the city council is meeting to discuss city response to the homeless problem. Ideally, they'd be playing to a packed house, with citizen activists jamming the wings. Be there, or be square. At noon on Wednesday we're having a demonstration to further show our support and connect the homeless issue with other social problems.
Sunday at 5:00 at Terry Shrunk Plaza we're having a solidarity meeting to organize and coordinate.
Monday night let's all go camping at the courthouse - bring a sleeping bag, a water bottle, and some food. If you can't make it to anything else, make it to this. We need as many non-homeless as possible to be there.
Tuesday morning we'll be circulating petitions, with a meetup at noon to hand out clipboards to the folks who couldn't camp out.
Tuesday night, if the police haven't come through yet, come down and camp again. The more the merrier, and support doesn't end with one night on the street (hopefully.)
Wednesday, show up for the city council meeting at 9:30, and stick around for the demonstration at 12:00.
Thanks for coming out, folks. Hope to see you there.
-Portland Coalition Against Poverty