‘This is life and death’ fire victims still out in the cold

 

Raelynn Butcher and others from the Marysville Homeless Union, a chapter of the California Homeless Union, and part of the Poor People’s Campaign, visit a homeless encampment in Chico, California to provide for those made homeless by the devastating Camp Fire. A local Poor People’s Campaign organizer says, “We didn’t have enough places for people to stay before the fire happened. So now we have this huge influx of elderly, poor sick folks who need a place to stay … people could die. This is about life and death.”

— Excerpts are from the video, “From These Ashes a New Movement is Rising” at http://peoplestribune.org/pt-news/2019/03/what-do-we-do-ask-people-homeless-by-monster-fires/

We encourage reproduction of this article so long as you credit the source.
Copyright © 2019 People's Tribune. Visit us at http://peoplestribune.org
Please donate whatever you can to the People's Tribune! We are supported
by reader donations. We get no grants, have no paid staff and have no
advertisements. Donate via PayPal at peoplestribune.org or send to
PT, PO Box 3524, Chicago, IL 60654-3524.

Speak Your Mind

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *