Community Advocates, Organizations, And Officials Call On The City And Hpd To End Continued “sweeps” Of Houseless Families During The Pandemic

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi: Over 70 officials, organizations, and individuals — representing a broad range of interests and constituencies — released a statement today calling for a halt to “sweeps” of the houseless community during this ongoing pandemic. Many members of this community are families, but the City and County of Honolulu and the Honolulu Police Department have promised to continue citations and arrests for anyone in parks and beaches, even if they have nowhere else to go.

Click here to read the full statement from ACLU Hawaiʻi. HCAN is one of the signatories.

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