The homeless camp in Magnolia is packing up and leaving today. To where? It appears they’re headed to a church in the University District.
An attorney representing three of the campers at the Nickelsville homeless camp says a deal has been reached to voluntarily leave Discovery Park by noon on Friday, avoiding a police sweep. Magnolia Voice, yet again, has the exclusive. There’s no word on where the camp will go next.
The homeless camp that was booted out of South Seattle has now set up shop in Discovery Park on “native land,” and Magnolia Voice is all over the story. Unlike other tent cities, like here in Ballard, Nickelsville has plans to eventually transform itself into a shanty town complete with wood walls and corrugated roofs […]
As promised, the “Ballard Homes for All Coalition” took the wraps off a prototype of a mobile hygiene station at the Sustainable Ballard Festival. BHAC would like to deploy hygiene stations in homeless car camps of 3-4 vehicles each. There are an estimated 50 “homeless car campers” in the neighborhood. Here’s the first hygiene station, […]
With about 50 homeless people living in their cars in Ballard alone, Sustainable Ballard wants to set up car camps at local church parking lots. Each location would house 6 people and their cars as well as traveling hygiene stations with showers, sinks and toilets. Think of it as a tent city on wheels. “I […]
Last week, Rev. Rich Lang of Trinity Methodist Church told his congregation that was going to get arrested, and today he followed through on his promise. Lang was one of 15 people arrested in front of Seattle City Hall protesting the sweeps of homeless camps (see photos by Isabel). “I am convinced that God is […]
The roving “Tent City 3” moved into a section of the big parking lot next to the Our Redeemers Church on Saturday, at 85th and 24th. We stopped by and snapped some photos (below). As we posted before, the tent city says it has strict rules about staying drug-free, sober and non-violent, and security will […]