Tag archive for ‘Whoville’
Whoville Concept Plan
By Guest Contributor On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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FAQ Homelessness/Whoville

The Coalition on Whoville has prepared this FAQ to help answer some of your questions on Whoville itself and homelessness in our area in general.  More...

Eugene Public Works erects a fence around the Whoville campsite Jan. 24, 2014.
Photo: Kim Adams
By Kim Adams On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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City Fences in Whoville; Mayor Piercy Responds to Emergency Declaration Request

Around noon Friday, the City of Eugene brought in a work crew to erect a fence around the homeless encampment, which has been named “Whoville.” 40-50 unhoused people live in tents at the corner of E. Broadway More...

By Guest Contributor On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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An Open Letter to the Mayor from the Villagers of Whoville and Their Advocates

Local advocates are urging Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy to declare a state of emergency that will effectively allow the Whoville camp to continue operating unabated. The following letter appears as written and was More...

Whoville, Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 17, 2014.
Photo: Scott Reynolds
By Scott Reynolds On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Eugene Initiates Whoville Eviction Process

In the first step towards evicting the citizens of the tent village named Whoville by its residents, the city of Eugene sent a Sergeant to the site at Broadway and Hilyard St., along with a few public works employees More...

sleeps feature pic
By Mike Weber On Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Whoville SLEEPS Protesters Evicted From River Road Location

Whoville, an offshoot of the SLEEPS (Safe Legal Entitled Emergency Places to Sleep) protesters, have been occupying the corner of River Road and Northwest Expressway for approximately one week with an around-the-clock More...