With Oregon temperatures getting colder, efforts to find havens for Eugene's homeless are heating up. KLCC's Claude Offenbacher spoke with Community Alliance of Lane County's Michael Carrigan Tuesday. He asked Carrigan about the role CALC, Nightingale Sanctuary and others are playing to help secure safe places to sleep this winter for a few dozen of the estimated 1700 County people on the streets:
The Eugene City Council this week heard from Carrigan and the Raging Grannies, a social activism group. They urged the city to lift the ban on homeless camping in City parks.