Montreal continues efforts to aid the homeless this winter
Homeless encampments, like the along Notre-Dame Street just east of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, were dismantled and people were directed to shelters.
Denver Fire IA is Sh*t; Show!
Meet newly promoted to Assistant Chief of internal affairs of the DFD: Kathleen Vredenburgh. She pulls in a comfortable salary of $141,476.52 after 17 years of “service” and has never […]
How the press messages against the homeless in Denver
This level of reporting is becoming common place as an indirect way to imply that individuals living homeless are responsible for these fires. Can we not get any better reporting than this?
Companies sue Minneapolis, Hennepin County over homeless encampment
Triangle Warehouse, Inc. and Benchmark Logistics, LLC together are a warehouse and distribution company with facilities located near 37th Avenue Northeast and Technology Drive in Minneapolis. Just behind their facility, between 36th and 37th street, people without homes have set up tents and are residing.
Pushback against Denver homeless initiatives grows, Unlawful
Denver’s camping ban ordinance has withstood several challenges to date. In 2016, a class of people experiencing homelessness filed a lawsuit—Lyall v. City and County of Denver— in federal court contending that the city’s practice of sweeping homeless encampments violated the constitutional rights of homeless people. The case was settled in 2019 just three months before the municipal elections. However, the settlement required Denver to provide at least seven days’ notice before sweeping an encampment and provide a meaningful way for homeless people to recover their confiscated property.
ACLU Boulder to abandon ‘unconstitutional’ homeless policies, Judges Orders
A federal judge issued a ruling in January that requires Denver city officials to give a written seven days notice before clearing most homeless encampments, or two days’ notice if the area is deemed dangerous to public health and safety.