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Campaign to End Anti-Homeless Security Contracts Launched by Olympia Solidarity Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- The Olympia Solidarity Network (OlySol) has initiated a campaign against downtown Olympia businesses that contract with the private security contract firm, Pacific Coast Security (PCS). PCS operates nightly security patrol services to contracting businesses in an effort to displace and criminalize homeless people using alcoves and alleys as living space. Approximately… Continue reading Campaign to End Anti-Homeless Security Contracts Launched by Olympia Solidarity Network

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Olympia Solidarity Network’s Campaign at Evergreen Vista Wins Repairs; Management Continues to Ignore Accessibility Concerns

After approximately one month of organizing against Evergreen Vista management and its operator, Mercy Housing, Olympia Solidarity Network (OlySol) has forced a partial meeting of demands for improved living conditions for tenants at the Evergreen Vista apartments. Repair requests to individual units, previously neglected by management, are increasingly being executed. Progress has also been made… Continue reading Olympia Solidarity Network’s Campaign at Evergreen Vista Wins Repairs; Management Continues to Ignore Accessibility Concerns

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Picket at Mercy Housing in Seattle

Date: Thursday, May 10 at 1 PM - 3 PM Location: Martin Luther King Jr Way S Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98118 The Olympia Solidarity Network is engaged in a campaign against the management of Evergreen Vista and their large non-profit operator, Mercy Housing. Tenants have reported delayed or refused repairs, mold infestations and a garbage disposal… Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Picket at Mercy Housing in Seattle

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OlySol launches campaign for improved living conditions at Evergreen Vista Apartments

Olympia Solidarity Network has launched a campaign against the Evergreen Vista apartment complex’ management and their operator Mercy Housing. On March 22nd, 25 OlySol members and supporters delivered a demand letter to Evergreen Vista’s property manager in her office. The demand letter outlined tenant grievances and demands for the fulfillment of all current work orders,… Continue reading OlySol launches campaign for improved living conditions at Evergreen Vista Apartments