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SLEEPS Protest to be Shut Down by County at 11 p.m.

According to a report in the Register Guard, the County plans to close the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza at 11PM tonight in order to evict the SLEEPS activists who are protesting the city’s unconstitutional anti-camping ban. A County attorney alleged that the camp is unsanitary due to no bathrooms.  When advised SLEEPS is using [...]

Press Release: Camp & Protest at Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza

SLEEPS, a coalition of the unhoused and their allies,  has pitched a Protest and a Constitutional Camp at Free Speech Plaza at the County Administrative Building where the Eugene City Council once again last night ignored SLEEPS’ demands for a temporary modification of the camping ban.  “SLEEPS is fully protected by the US and Oregon [...]

Action Alert: Rally & Camp-In, Dec. 10

Overview We all joined SLEEPS because we wanted to be a part of change.  If you haven’t written your letter or called your council representative or mayor yet, please do so right away. Then, mark your calendars for December 10, pack your tent or bring your candle and form a Circle of Conscience at our [...]

Action Alert: Rally at City Council

Action Alert: Rally at City Council

Come stand up for those who are unhoused! Monday, Dec. 10, 6pm to 9pm at Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, 8th & Oak Rally at the Free Speech Plaza with SLEEPS, Safe Legally Entitled Emergency Place to Sleep!  Those who would like to speak for lifting the camping ban at the 7:30pm City Council Public [...]

Action Alert: Write Your City Officials

Please take a moment right now to write the Mayor and your City Council member to ask them to support the SLEEPS request for a temporary repeal on the current camping ban.  Let them know that you think that forbidding people who are forced to sleep outside to use even basic blankets or sleeping bags is [...]


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