Sunday, December 18, 2011

Lanterns for Housing - Human Rights Week Event

OccupyNL's final Human Rights Week event was a great success! Lanterns for Housing, hosted by St. John's Citizen's for Affordable Housing, got people from across the community together at Scotia Square downtown to decorate lanterns and raise awareness about the affordable housing crisis in St. John's and the province.

Once it got dark, the group marched to the future site of yet another proposed condo development (near the Jumping Bean) and placed their lanterns there as a symbolic plea to the city to focus on the affordable housing shortage. Housing is a right, not a privilege...

Check out the CBC coverage.
Learn more about the new group Citizens for Affordable Housing.

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