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

  • Justice for Kyaw petition
    October 15, 2019
    On August 11th, Ridge Meadows RCMP murdered Kyaw Din, a poor, Burmese immigrant living with schizophrenia.  Kyaw’s sister Yin Yin called the Maple Ridge RCMP for help taking her brother to the hospital. When the RCMP arrived, she repeatedly requested that they wait before entering
  • “NOT ONE MORE DEATH” Founding declaration of the Ridge Meadows Overdose Prevention Site
    June 8, 2019
    Unceded Kwantlen & Katzie Territory (Maple Ridge), June 5th 2019 We are starting this grassroots, peer and volunteer-run overdose prevention site because with Anita Place Tent City shut down to all visitors and all but a handful of residents, local drug users have lost a space free from stigma
    June 4, 2019
    For Immediate ReleaseJune 4, 2019 UNCEDED KATZIE & KWANTLEN TERRITORY (MAPLE RIDGE):  Homeless and low-income drug users are calling a press conference to demand Fraser Health immediately open an Overdose Prevention Site (OPS) in Maple Ridge. For over two years, Anita Place Tent City saved
  • Rally for Homes Not Hate in Maple Ridge!
    April 12, 2019
    Homes not hate! Homes for all! Sunday April 14th, 1:00pm Corner of Lougheed Hwy & Burnett Street, Maple
  • Anita Place tent city responds to Province’s modular housing announcement
    March 22, 2019
    MAPLE RIDGE (Unceded Kwantlen & Katzie territories): This week, the Province announced that it will be pushing ahead with a new temporary, supportive modular housing project in Maple Ridge. While members of the homeless community in Maple Ridge welcome the gesture of a provincial