April 30, 2022 – The Washington Post Covers Politics Around Homelessness in Sacramento

The Washington Post published an article on homelessness in Sacramento, recent proposals to address it and views from different stakeholders in the community.

Included in the article was the opportunity for the American River Parkway Foundation to discuss the Parkway, how it is impacted and what these proposals may mean for our urban gem. The Parkway Foundation also led the Post team on a tour of the Parkway.

Read the story

March 12, 2022 – Special Clean-Up with Local Elected Officials

The Parkway Foundation hosts local elected officials for a special clean-up at the Northgate Access – one of the most impacted areas of the Parkway – where they can witness firsthand the devastation to the Parkway, interact with illegal campers and discuss possible solutions.

See the coverage:

Volunteers gather to clean up American River Parkway FOX 40, March 13, 2022

On Saturday, a clean-up event was hosted near the Northgate area to show local leaders the damage caused by camping first-hand in what was once a clean area ABC10, March 12, 2022

Hundreds camping illegally on the American River Parkway have officials demanding a solution KCRA 3, March 12, 2022

January 25, 2022 – American River Parkway Foundation Submits the Demand Letter

American River Parkway Foundation submits a Demand Letter to the County of Sacramento and City of Sacramento demanding a plan to address homelessness and requesting better management of open space on the American River Parkway.

Read the Demand Letter

See the coverage:

Hundreds camping illegally on the American River Parkway have officials demanding a solution KCRA 3, March 12, 2022

American River advocates demand Sacramento remove homeless camps. But the county’s authority is limited Capital Public Radio, February 10, 2022

Parkway Activists Confront County Carmichael Times, February 9, 2022

American River Parkway Foundation demands action on homeless issue ABC10, January 27, 2022

Concerns Grow Over Illegal Camping In American River Parkway CBS13, January 27, 2022

American River advocates demand removal of homeless camps in appeal to Sacramento leaders The Sacramento Bee, January 27, 2022

American River Parkway Foundation Demands Action on Homeless Problem KFBK, January 26, 2022

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