In Fight to Help the Homeless, French Take to Tents


Subject:
Poverty , Government Policy , Homelessness

Description:
This January 2007 articles describes how the advocacy group "Children of Don Quixote" enlisted "well-fed, well-off Parisians to leave their salons and sleep in 300 bright red tents on the cobblestones with the homeless, in a show of solidarity," and how such actions will cause lawmakers to "debate a law that makes housing a legal right." Includes links to stories about tent cities in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle. From The Christian Science Monitor.

Creator:
Marquand, Robert

Publisher:
The Christian Science Monitor

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0111/p01s04-woeu.html


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