Anita Place Tent City & Homes Not Hate, Maple Ridge

Homes Not Hate Maple Ridge is a campaign to end hatred against the homeless, insecurely housed, poor, and low-income residents of Maple Ridge. Alliance Against Displacement supports grassroots community organizing and organic leaders in Maple Ridge to overturn poor-bashing views and call on City Council to support tent cities in the area and building social housing for those in need.

Maple Ridge Updates and Events

  • Anita Place Tent City vision for self-determined homes and health care
    May 25, 2018
    Anita Place tent city started May 2nd, 2017 to give homeless people in Maple Ridge a place to stay, a place to be, and a place to be safe… and a place to advocate for the social housing we so desperately need. Anita Place is a survival camp that, in five months, has supported hundreds of
  • Housing and health self-determination not re-institutionalization
    May 25, 2018
    Anita Place Tent City responds to Maple Ridge City Council’s rejection of supportive housing at Burnett Street By Anita Place Tent City Council On Tuesday night Maple Ridge City Council lined up with the mob of anti-homeless Ridgeilantes and voted down BC Housing’s rezoning application for
  • Townhall: Individual Responsibility or Economic Crisis? The class & colonial roots of poverty and homelessness in Maple Ridge
    April 28, 2018
    On the one-year anniversary of the launch of Anita Place tent city, homeless campers and Alliance Against Displacement welcome you to come take part in a community townhall about the causes of homelessness in British Columbia. The Facebook message boards and newspaper comments sections are full of
  • Anita Place Tent City’s One Year Anniversary!
    April 19, 2018
    Join us for two events in a celebration of Maple Ridge’s homeless community leaders! Making and marking history in low-income community struggle at the edge of Metro Vancouver On May 2nd 2017 a small group of homeless people and supporters marched from Maple Ridge’s soon-to-close Rain City
  • Social workers and supportive housing won’t break Anita Place
    March 7, 2018
    Residents of Anita Place Tent City respond to BC Housing’s announcement of plans to build 55 units of supportive housing in Maple Ridge saying the plan is not enough and too institutional. MAPLE RIDGE, UNCEDED KWANTLEN AND KATZIE TERRITORY: On Tuesday March 5th, the Province of British