Tag: encampment

a screenshot of Kalamazoo city commissioners in a virtual meeting

October 20, 2021

Kzoo residents are irate over the clearing of homeless encampments. City leaders say they had little choice.

a portrait of Laura Lam

October 19, 2021

The Kalamazoo city official who runs point on the homelessness crisis discusses encampment policies, strategies, and the solutions they are hoping to implement.

a truck pulls a camper out of the mud

October 15, 2021

City leaders say solution to encampment problems is on the horizon, but proposal is months away.

police officers stand in front of wire fencing and caution tape around a homeless encampment

October 12, 2021

Police forcibly removed people from the Ampersee encampment last week. Homeless advocates scrambled to help.

police officers stand in front of wire fencing and caution tape around a homeless encampment

October 7, 2021

Residents were given 5 minutes to grab their things and go.

a homeless encampment

September 16, 2021

City officials plan to shut down the long-running Ampersee encampment, but protestors ask “Where will they go?”

a map showing the Ampersee Encampment

June 11, 2021

Homeless advocates say the encampment has grown as people flock from other areas of the city.