Camp 83, Homeless Community Under Jones Falls Expressway, To Be Cleared By City

Marc, Venus, and Mike at Camp 83 under the Jones Falls ExpresswayFebruary 28, 2013 – Hour 2

We travel to a part of Baltimore that thousands of people drive over every day, yet have no idea it exists: an encampment of homeless people living in tents under I-83, just across the street from the city’s largest homeless shelter. On March 8, City officials are planning to shut down the encampment. Residents of “Camp 83,” however, are fighting back, demanding that the city provide adequate housing if they force them to leave. You will hear from:

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To see more of our pictures from the encampment, visit our Flickr page.

Join us at 7am on Friday, March 8th at The Fallsway and Madison Street to show your support for the people of Camp 83.