Elliot Patterson & Ursula Wren

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Housing Activists Protest at Downtown Hotels; Demand Council Deploy Relief Funds for Unhoused Community

At approximately 4:00 pm on November 26th, 2021, a group of housing activists protested at two downtown hotels to demand the City of Asheville deploy a portion of the funds they received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act to provide immediate relief for the unhoused community. "Our

Community Members Defend Family of Four Facing Eviction

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 4th, 2021, Buncombe County Sheriff's Office arrested six people at the home of a South Asheville family facing eviction. The group was standing, arms linked, attempting to stop the family's displacement by physically blocking the door. In a press release issued

Data: Mapping Police Violence in Asheville

In July, the Asheville Police Department released their quarterly "Use of Force" data. Our Data Editor, Elliot Patterson, has created two interactive visualizations with this data.
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