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ACLU Statement on Mayor Bowser’s Encampment Evictions Affecting Unhoused People in the District

The ACLU-DC calls on Mayor Bowser to suspend the encampment evictions and permanent closures that are being carried out as part of the Administration’s CARE pilot program, and for the D.C. Council to pass emergency legislation to stop further encampment clearings and closings.

November 1, 2021 Police Practices and Police Misconduct Due Process/Procedural Rights Criminal Justice Reform Racial Justice