This was not the comment I went to this March 22 City Council meeting intending to make. But I felt compelled to address the perils of seeking “cleanliness” at the cost of regarding some human beings as trash.

Asheville has a huge challenge facing us in mitigating the suffering of our unhoused neighbors and addressing the disruption that visitors, businesses, and residents experience. Let us remember one anothers’ fundamental humanity while we do so.

Please share this with your friends!