Stop The Sweeps: Report Launch – May 2nd, 2022

May 2nd, 2022 – The Street Sweeps report and website were launched. We were privileged to be joined by our speakers, Shae and Jeff – Victoria Street Outreach Society (S.O.S), BeeLee – Coalition of Peers Dismantling the Drug War (CPDDW), Samona – CPDDW and BC-Yukon Association of Drug War Survivors, Dave – Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), Kym -Living/Lived Experiences of Homelessness Network, and Meenakshi – Defund 604 Network.

Homelessness Action Week 2021

Between October 10th and 14th, 2021, VANDU volunteers surveyed 100 community members and observed CUPE 1004 City workers and Vancouver Police Department (VPD) constables as they harassed and stole

Defund 604 Network – Town Hall on Street Sweeps

On September 17th, 2021, community members impacted by daily street sweeps gathered at Defund 604 Network’s town hall on street sweeps and put into motion their plan to take back the streets.