In August 2022, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler prohibited homeless camping on “Safe Routes to School.” One year later, tents still line many of those streets.
PORTLAND, Oregon — In a tent on a small side street off Southeast Powell Boulevard, Jinai Record finds protection. She lathers pieces of bread in milk and cinnamon to make French toast, one of her duties as the camp cook.
“It’s really not safe to be a single female outside,” she said. “So, it might be smart to find a bunch of people and cook for them then you might find it a little safer.”
Little did she know,
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