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In this emotional interview, we meet Brenda, a 62-year-old woman forced to live in a tent in Grants Pass. For over three years, Brenda has been moving her tent every 3 to 5 days due to the city’s harsh policies against homelessness. This video sheds light on how Grants Pass is at the forefront of criminalizing homelessness, forcing individuals like Brenda to live in constant uncertainty and fear.

Brenda shares her heartbreaking story of being evicted by a slumlord and the struggles she faces daily as a senior trying to survive without stable housing. Despite having good references, the stigma of being homeless prevents her from finding a rental. The constant moving takes a toll on her health, both physically and mentally, as she battles injuries and the stress of potential fines and losing her belongings.

This interview highlights the growing crisis of elderly homelessness, showing how the lack of support and cruel policies only exacerbate the problem. Brenda’s story is a powerful call to action to address the systemic issues contributing to homelessness and to provide real solutions for our most vulnerable populations.

Join us in raising awareness and advocating for change. No one, especially our seniors, should have to endure such inhumanity.

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