MONDAY NOV 18, 2013 @ 6:45PM=
CITY HALL, ANN ARBOR
For more info, contact us @ CTN Good Neighbor Subcommittee
Caleb @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Greg @ email@example.com
About two weeks ago, Ann Arbor's Parks & Recreation Committee voted unanimously to approve this ordinance and send it to City Council. See: http://annarborchronicle.com/2013/09/17/broader-fee-waiver-recommended-for-parks/.
This ordinance, which was proposed and pushed forward by the Camp Take Notice Subcommittee For the Right to Receive Humanitarian Aid (largely comprised of the homeless community themselves), now comes up for hearing in City Council on Monday evening, November 18, **6:45 p.m.** Your presence at city hall in support of the ordinance is very important!
This will be the first reading of the proposed amendment. It will have to go through a second reading during an A2 City Council meeting at a later date in order for this to come to a final vote.
All across the nation, cities are passing laws that restrict the passing out of food and other basic necessities in public spaces, simultaneously harming poor people and impeding the rights of others to assist in Philadelphia and New York among others. For example:
Ann Arbor's proposed ordinance protects, by means of a fee waiver, the rights of others to act in a compassionate and humane manner, while simultaneously protecting the rights of homeless and other destitute people to receive basic aid.
On November 18, City Council will meet at the following location:
301 East Huron, Ann Arbor, MI 48107
On E Huron between Fifth and Division
Come join us! Seats in the front rows are more desirable, as well as seats behind the audience-speaker's podium. This makes it easiest for council to see our supporters. One of our first speakers will ask all supporters of the ordinance amendment to stand in unison [this will be a lot of fun!].
Because these locations fill up quickly we are asking folks to show up at **6:45pm** to claim the most visible seats.
For more info, contact us @ CTN Good Neighbor Subcommittee: Caleb @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Greg @ email@example.com