Homeless Advocate Ends Hunger Strike

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday was the first day in two months that a SLEEPS protest member allowed himself a bite to eat. During the past sixty days, Eugene resident Conrad Barney did not eat any solid foods and instead got his nutrients from drinking different types of juices. He says he did this hunger strike … Continue reading »

SLEEPS Protests Outside Vacant Home

EUGENE, Ore. — The SLEEPS strike team protested outside of an abandoned home in Eugene Saturday. The homeless rights activists pitched tents in front of the Kaufman House, a home they said should be a shelter to homeless children and their parents. The City of Eugene currently owns the home that’s been vacant for nearly … Continue reading »