The ‘Let Us Sleep’ rally focused on giving houseless people a voice.
One of the event’s organizers said Ashland won’t let people sleep outside with their sleeping gear.
Although the issue has been brought up at city council meetings, he feels nothing has been done.
“Part of that fighting against this is that we don’t have a voice,” the event co-organizer Joseph Gibson said. “Nothing we see actually percolates into decision making process. If it did, i have a life necessity sleeping would have tickled up.”
Many people driving by the rally honked in support.
Gibson said he wants to see more houseless community members involved in conversations around houseless issues.
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