Author Archives: shocpaula

About shocpaula

I work in the field of homelessness, with interest in civil rights, sustainability, direct democracy.

SHOC Update

Dear Friends of SHOC,  City of Sacramento officials have decided to move forward establishing a policy that Sacramento Police Department officers are not to confiscate the survival property of anyone living outside. This decision itself comes after years of advocacy from … Continue reading

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SafeGround StakeDown

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Poor People’s Campaign

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Canceled March Thursday

We had a march scheduled for Thursday, 12/15/16, from Loaves & Fishes to City Hall to welcome Mayor Steinberg to his position. We are canceling the event because a big storm is expected to hit us that day with rain … Continue reading

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Homeless Advocates March

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News on City Hall Protest

Protesters occupying outside of Sacramento’s City Hall for the #Right2Rest has been ongoing since December 8, 2015. Its against the law to live outdoors, to be homeless in a city that does not have enough shelter beds and housing for … Continue reading

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National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week

Press Advisory – November 18, 2015 National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2015 focus on criminalization of homelessness Contact: Paula Lomazzi, Sacramento Homeless Organizing Committee, 916.862.8649 This is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Communities throughout the nation are participating … Continue reading

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Support for Captain

PLEASE HELP SUPPORT CAPTAIN’S COURT CHALLENGE COME TO THE TRIAL ON NOVEMBER 3 AT 8:30 am  DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO COURTHOUSE (9TH AND H STREETS – DEPT 9, SECOND FLOOR) James Little, better know as “Captain” was cited for illegal camping a few … Continue reading

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WRAP Press Release #R2R

Contact: Northern California Paul Boden 415.430.7358 Southern California Eric Ares 213.458.3909 Right to Rest Coalition Looks to Build Support over Next Year for Legislation Protecting the Civil Rights of Homeless Individuals California Homeless , anti-poverty, and civil rights advocacy groups will … Continue reading

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Right to Rest Act Update

The Right to Rest Act, SB608, was heard in California Senate’s Transportation and Housing Committee on April 7. The vote was postponed. Before the vote comes up again next session we have a lot to do, such as growing our coalition, … Continue reading

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