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Evan

15 neighbors want a place where anyone can build a home for themselves like Dignity Village in Portland in Oakland.

By Evan
Evan
By Evan
Housing should be accessible to everyone!

What do you think about designating a space in Oakland where people without financial means can gather, build homes for themselves and work together to make their lives better?

Dignity Village in Portland offers formerly homeless residents the opportunity to build their own homes and live in a safe, nurturing community.

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allison
Nicole Germaine Neditch Stuip
Adrienne
Rachel Grossman
andrew danish
Grace Ellen Miller
Dan
Bridget
Alan Joseph Williams
Tom K.
Meli
Marina Kukso
Joyce Williams
Christina 'Krea' Gomez
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Dan

There's more information on Wikipedia about Dignity Village - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dignity_...

"Among the services offered by Dignity Village for their residents are:
Showers
Sanitary facilities
Private and communal food and flower gardens
Communal cooking and refrigeration facilities
Emergency transportation
Access to education
Access to counseling
Access to television (limited)
Distribution of donated food, personal items and construction material
Internet access
Weekly community meetings
On-site veterinary and medical care on a scheduled basis by volunteer doctors and nurses
Access to prescription medication assistance
Rudimentary first aid
Access to telephone

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Posted Jun 26, 2012
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