Protest the Proposed Sit/Lie Ban!

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Date and Time: 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

Location: 

City Hall 300 Laporte

Downtown is for Everyone!

Homeless Coalition will be protesting the City's proposed sit-lie ban on Tuesday, February 7th at City Hall, 300 Laporte Ave.

Please join us. Feel free to bring signs or use on of ours.

5-6pm -- Join us to protest outside City Hall. No Sit-Lie Ban in Fort Collins! Stop Criminalizing Homelessness!

6pm -- Head inside for an opportunity to share your thoughts during City Council's public comment.

Background: City Council has decided to consider two new proposals: a sit-lie ban in the downtown area, and an agreement with the Larimer County Detention Center to permanently reserve three spaces in the jail, to the tune of $85,000-$150,000/year, for repeat petty municipal offenders.

Our city government needs to hear from people who want downtown to remain a public space, open to all of us. We want real solutions, not just more laws that unfairly impact marginalized groups. Let's get vocal at the local level!

See our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1851079388501036/

important dates:

February 24th Sit-in, Oak Street Plaza 3pm

March 7th--6pm City Council, 1st reading of the sit-lie ordinance (tentative).

Information:

http://fccan.org/sit-lie-ban-returns-fort-collins-rise-fight-back

info@fccan.org

970.419.8944