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An Open Letter to Members of the Seattle City Council and Mayor Murray

August 25, 2016
Author: 
ACLU of Washington, Columbia Legal Services, Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, Public Defender Association, Seattle Community Law Center, Real Change

This letter is a call to action. It is time for the City to take a new approach in responding to people who homeless and living outdoors – one that strikes an appropriate balance between the rights and needs of people sleeping outdoors and legitimate public health and safety concerns.

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