Ordinances that Criminalize…

We want to applaud the Human Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice for standing up against ordinances that criminalize homelessness. Attorney’s  for the Justice Department argued that homeless persons sleeping outside are having their 8th Amendment rights violated by ordinances against them. “Sleeping is a life-sustaining activity — i.e., it must occur at some time in some place. If a person literally has nowhere else to go, then enforcement of the anti-camping ordinance … Continue reading

Education is the key…

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. — George Washington Carver School will soon begin for the children sheltered with their families at CCO. This year CCO has partnered with Santa Program to help fund raise for new shoes for CCO’s school-age children. CCO shelters over 100 children, many of whom need shoes to begin their academic year right. Please help us meet this need by visiting Santa Program’s website. You … Continue reading