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This past week Jeannie and Eli (watch his video here)  were arrested in Sacramento for being homeless. They lived along with about 125 other homeless people in an organized tent community called Safe Ground. Jeannie […]

Jeannie

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This past week Jeannie and Eli (watch his video here)  were arrested in Sacramento for being homeless. They lived along with about 125 other homeless people in an organized tent community called Safe Ground.

Jeannie worked as an in-home nurse. She lost her job and her place to live on the same day. Since April she has been living in a tent in Sacramento.

Kind of ironic Jeannie talks about the city counsel changes needed and the prospects of Sacramento allowing the campers to have a place to live is only days before they were forced to move.

The old hippie in me loves the self-governing tent city model, but really the only reason a tent community even exists is because homeless services has failed to provide adequate support.

What are your thoughts on this controversial issue?

Special thanks to Safe Ground 

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  • http://www.facebook.com/rocket73 Richard Clemens

    Jeannie, God Bless You!! You are all not alone!! lovesandrespectsxoxo Richard.  

  • Anonymous

    I called the mayors office to voice my disapproval of what
    is occuring at Safe Ground. I did not get to speak to Kevin
    Johnson but I spoke to a representative who stated that
    I should go to the webiste sacramentostepsforward.com

    This website shows how the mayor plans to help the homeless.

  • Anonymous

    I meant to say that the websites address is Sacramentostepsforward.com

    Could Mr. Mark Horvath go to this website and see what is being done?

  • http://giypsy.wordpress.com vreedwrites

    In my flailing mid-west state, we were introduced to a bright & shiny HUD plan ten years ago. Since then our homeless populations has increased along with most of the rest of the country. Want to know what that national efforts name is? The Ten Year Plan, initiated in 2000. What is the outcome in 2012? Obama promises to end Veteran Homelessness in Five years. That is 15 years after the original push. It is shameful. http://www.endhomelessness.org/section/solutions/ten_year_plan

  • Zondrejohnson

    i understand very well the feeling now of being homeless and all you must do to keep you sanity

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