A sample of documents in the Tent Cities Toolkit. Documents are in PDF format.
"Do we have a constitutional right to camp? Good question" written by Marc Jolin, attorney (Street Roots, Nov. 2004)
Revised law that allows for establishment of campground inside urban growth boundary to be used for providing transitional housing accomodations.
An essay written by Dignity Village. Article addresses questions such as, "Why does Portland need a campground for homeless people? How would a camp like this benefit the community? Why should the city of Portland support such an effort?"
Essay written by Dignity Village that addresses questions about ownership of housing at Dignity Village.

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Dignity Village, 2009
(garden boxes with veggies and flowers)

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