Swept to death

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Where Do We Go Berkeley is an alliance of unhoused and housed advocates who are standing up to Caltrans to stop the sweeps. – Photo: Yesica Prado, PNN From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused, criminalized communities are dying from ‘sweeps’ and criminalization and resisting with our own solutions. by Lisa ‘Tiny’ Gray-Garcia “We know Caltrans and DPW have two trucks, one for the stuff they think they can sell, one for the stuff they throw away,” said Rosa C while trying to stuff her child’s baby pictures in a broken plastic bag. While we tried our best to get all of her most imp...