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Sources say Council is considering a new city ordinance restricting residents' ability to share food with unhoused Asheville residents in public parks.
There were dozens more instances where City officials forced sleeping people to relocate, according to public documents.
We spoke with local organizers Ash Williams and R about the NYE Noise Demo, its purpose, and its context in Asheville. We also spoke with Julie, an organizer with the Asheville Community Bail Fund about the new project. Find those interviews below.
APD claims policy on encounters with unhoused community members changed. Information obtained via public records requests reveals this to be untrue.
The City of Asheville, despite its messaging, remains intensely hostile to independent journalism, requests for transparency, and our unhoused neighbors.
Housed and unhoused community members gathered at Aston Park on Sunday, December 19th, to make art, "share space," and "make time for grief." A flyer circulated on social media said the event was to take place between 1 and 6 pm, but over the course of the day, it evolved
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