Street Books Crashed the Rose Parade

And lent books at Right 2 Survive's peaceful direct action. They'd set up camp along the parade route the night before, to bring attention to the city's policy of legalizing camping on the evening before the parade, so that parade-goers can save a sweet spot along the route. Three hundred & sixty-four days a year, camping is still illegal, and people who live outside in Portland are criminalized for doing so, wakened by police in doorways and under bridges, and told to move on. But once a year, anybody can pitch a tent. 20110612-084951.jpg