Stop Abuse of the Homeless by the City of Orlando

To the Mayor, City Commissioners and Police Chief of the City of Orlando: We, the undersigned, oppose the City of Orlando\'s forced eviction of homeless individuals living under the 408 overpass and the CSX railroad tracks near the 408; We, the undersigned, oppose the illegal confiscation and destruction by City of Orlando employees of the personal property of homeless individuals living under the 408 and by the CSX railroad tracks; We, the undersigned, call upon the City of Orlando to refrain from any further attempts to evict homeless individuals living in these areas until such time as the City through its own efforts or through working in partnership with other local governments and private groups shall have ensured that adequate resources for housing the homeless and providing them with other services are available to Orlando and Central Florida\'s homeless population, which numbers at least 7,000 individuals; We, the undersigned, call upon the City of Orlando and other local governments to repeal any measures that criminalize homelessness, that hinder homeless individuals from engaging in life-sustaining activities, and that hinder the efforts of private groups to provide assistance to the homeless.

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S.T.O.P.--Stop The Ordinance Partnership is a broad-based coalition of local homeless service providers; civic, religious, political and activist groups; and homeless individuals. S.T.O.P.\'s mission is a) working for the repeal

Links

S.T.O.P.--Stop the Ordinance Partnership: http://stop-orlando.org

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