Community members advocate for homeless

“Berkeley City Council voted to approve two contentious amendments to city ordinances that would regulate street behaviors and increase nighttime park policing — ordinances characterized by many as criminalizing homelessness.

. . .Before the meeting, a candlelight rally including speeches and singing was held in front of the council chambers, where nearly 60 members of two homeless advocacy organizations — the Streets Are For Everyone Coalition and First They Came for the Homeless — and community members met to promote affordable housing and protest the amendments.”

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Filmed by Ben Vu
Edited by Karen Lin