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Homeless Prevention Task Force
Date: 11/20/2012 Album ID: 1570308
Photos by Gordon Chibroski
Advocates speak for and against the committee's proposals at Portland City Hall
Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless protest outside city hall as Dee Clarke from Homeless Voices for Justice at Preble Street speaks to the issue.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless protest outside city hall, including Nick Nicholson with Homeless Voices for Justice at Preble street, who stands by an arrangement of pads identical to what homeless people have to sleep on when they can get in for the night.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless  as well as people against the recommendations of the task force,  filled the city council session.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless protest outside city hall and in the council meetings advocates spoke for and against the task force recommendations. Here, Donna Yellen, Advocacy Director at Preble Street, holds a mattress that homeless people sleep on at the agency and challenges people who say homeless people come to Portland for the services provided.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless protest outside city hall and in the council meetings advocates spoke for and against the task force recommendations. Here, Donna Yellen, Advocacy Director at Preble Street, holds a mattress that homeless people sleep on at the facility and challenges people who say homeless people come to Portland for the great services provided.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless protest outside city hall and in the council meetings advocates spoke for and against the task force proposals. Here Beth Humstone, board member, Portland Downtown District and resident representative speaks to the issue.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Monday, November 19, 2012, advocates for the homeless protest outside city hall and in the council meetings advocates spoke for and against proposals to build more housing for them. One of three heads of the task force, Dory Waxman,  speaks to the issue.
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