The hearing on Lakewood's motion to shut down Tent City is currently scheduled for Friday, January 6th at 9 a.m. at 100 Hooper Avenue in Toms River, Courtroom 3. Yesterday, on behalf of the Homeless Individuals, Lowenstein Sandler PC filed court papers in opposition to that motion.
Most of you are not lawyers, but you may still want to read some of the Certifications given by residents of Tent City, the Certification by Minister Steve Brigham and/or our written arguments to the Court (in our legal brief). If you have not been to Tent City or have not met its residents, these documents may be eye-opening, and all can be accessed by clicking below:
Finally, if anyone wants to support the new NJ Coalition to End Homelessness and its work to work to end homelessness statewide, tax-deductible donations can now be made by credit card, using the link below. In any event, by having already signed up for the Coalition's mailing list, all of you have already shown your support for NJ's homeless, which is so critical as winter nears: