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Homelessness Workshop

On Saturday, January 12, 2013, the City Council will hold a workshop to discuss homelessness in the City of San Luis Obispo with a focus on solutions. 

The workshop is intended to provide the Council with an opportunity to have a conversation with the community regarding the issues and impacts associated with homelessness in the City of San Luis Obispo. 

Saturday, January 12, 2013
9:30 am
City-County Library - 995 Palm Street


Background information about City funding support of homeless programs, Safe Parking Program, proposed homeless services center, and other relevant information can be found below. 

Public testimony is encouraged in two forms:

  • written submissions in advance of the meeting mailed to the Office of the City Clerk, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 or
  • public comment at the workshop of three minutes per person 

Documentation and Additional Correspondence:

City Funding Support

Safe Parking Program

Proposed Homeless Services Center

Other Information Relevant to Homelessness

Websites related to Homelessness:

Charter California Edition Host Brad Pomerance interviews San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Jim Patterson about his eight-years on the Board, SLO Police Chief S. Gesell and SLO Community Dev. Director D. Johnson about homelessness and SLCUSD President Chris Ungar about Diablo Canyon and API scores. Charter California Edition, San Luis Obispo Episode 101SLO (updated Jan. 3 2013)

Rolling Stone [Article on Homelessness]
The Sharp, Sudden Decline of America's Middle Class

Homeless Not Hopeless
(In The Happiest Place In America) By Jason Reed and Christina Bearce


Public Correspondence: (updated Jan. 3, 2013)

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