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Anti-Homeless Fence Decorating Party
Anti-homeless architecture is common in Santa Cruz, including hi-frequency Mosquito Boxes in parks, removing planter boxes and free speech zones on Pacific, replacing the City Hall lawn with gravel and rocks, and now the ugly chain link fencing at the historic downtown post office. On March 11 and 12, Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs decorated the anti-homeless fence at the post office to make it more attractive. Signs, toys, toothpaste and toothbrushes, socks, soap, clothes, shoes, flowers, and strips of fabric were weaved through the links of the fence.
It is so sad that the government is defacing our beautiful post office just to drive our homeless friends out into the cold and rain.
Another one of those seeking to drive the homeless and groups that share food from public sight, and to make public food sharing impossible, is Janet Fardette, founder of the Leveelies — a group of volunteers that pick up trash along the San Lorenzo River levees in Santa Cruz, California.
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Signs, toys, toothpaste and toothbrushes, socks, soap. clothes, shoes, flowers, and strips of fabric were weaved through the links of the fence.
Clean post office area after the party!