Stories tagged: "camping ban"

A Daily Bread volunteer prepares food for pick-up in Adrian, Michigan.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Give Hungry Michiganders a Happy Holiday

In a city facing an especially hard winter for unhoused Michiganders, Daily Bread of Lenawee is showing how to give back this holiday season.

Mayor Heath of Adrian (left) apologized for posting signs banning things like eating or sleeping in parks (right) before the city commission even held a vote on the ordinance the sign referenced, banning activities targeting homeless people.
Adrian Unanimously Passes Bill Banning Public Eating Targeted at Homeless People

After two hours of debate, largely consisting of citizens opposing the ban, Adrian passed its controversial anti-camping ordinance.

A homeless person's sleeping bags and bedding under a bench. Photo via Shutterstock
Michigan Town Seeks to Criminalize Homelessness, Sparking Constitutional Battle

A rural town's proposed "camping ban" would criminalize homelessness. These local leaders are fighting back.