Tag: encampment

Nickelsville: a self-governed encampment

July 12th, 2011

Councilmembers Nick Licata, Tom Rasmussen, Sally Clark and I visited the encampment on Marginal Way on Thursday afternoon, July 7th.  The Nickelodeons, as they call themselves, were waiting for us and introduced us to their camp rules, their code of conduct, and most importantly, to themselves. I have written about encampments previously (see the Dignity […]

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Dignity Village & Tent City: Using our money compassionately and wisely

March 7th, 2011

As our City of Seattle trip to Portland came to an end last week, I joined my colleagues Tom Rasmussen and Nick Licata on a visit to Dignity Village. The village is a city-recognized encampment of 60 people, and it’s located in the Sunderland neighborhood of Northeast Portland, about 7 miles out of downtown. I’ve […]

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