Minneapolis Park Board declares parks are ‘refuge’ for homeless

The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board approved a resolution Wednesday declaring parks are “refuge space” for people experiencing homelessness, as two encampments in Powderhorn Park have swelled to around 200 tents in less than a week. After adding the resolution to the agenda Wednesday to quickly sanction the Powderhorn encampment, the Board voted 6-2 to … Continue reading Minneapolis Park Board declares parks are ‘refuge’ for homeless