In the News

Liz Starke on Straight Talk

Watch KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter interview Liz Starke, our Development Director, about the effect of the camping ban on Rose Haven. Check out the Bonus Episode here!

Ban without a Plan

Originally published on Written by Jeremiah Hayden, Sr Intern Read full article Vague communication from city causes concern among homeless Portlanders and service providers Portland’s ‘daytime camping ban’ went into effect July 7, but the city has not communicated a rollout timeline, a map of allowed sleeping spots or when exactly Portland police will […]

KOIN6 Interview with Liz Starke of Rose Haven

Lisa Balick, KOIN 6 News Reporter interviews Liz Starke, Rose Haven’s Development Director, about Portland’s plan to move houseless folks off the streets and sidewalks during the daytime.

KGW Straight Talk

Our Executive Director, Katie O’Brien, along with ninety-nine girlfriends, were recently interviewed for KGW Straight Talk with Laural Porter. The show is schedule to air: Friday, June 30th at 7:00pm Saturday, July 1st 10:30am Saturday, July 1st at 6:30pm Sunday, July 2nd at 8:30pm Please note the schedule may shift depending on NBC programming.  

Rose Haven Entrance

Reporter Nicole Hayden of the Oregonian reports that Portland nonprofits supporting those experiencing homelessness are concerned about their ability to meet the expected increase in demand once the city’s new daytime camping ban goes into effect. The ban, scheduled for early July, limits unhoused individuals to camping only between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. in […]

Katie O'Brien, Executive Director

KATU Staff Writer wrote about the daytime camping ban on public property across the city starting on July 1st. Mayor Ted Wheeler’s proposed plan would prohibit all camping between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. It would also ban camping in places like parks, sidewalks, and near schools and day cares at all […]

Katie O'Brien, Executive Director

Author Alma McCarty writes about the Portland daytime camping ban. Executive directors of day centers in Portland worry a proposed daytime camping ban, if passed, could strain their limited resources and place a heavy burden on the people they strive to serve: the homeless and those living in poverty. Even ahead of the implementation the […]

Portland Daytime Camping Band

OPB Journalist Alex Zielinski writes about Portland’s daytime bans on homeless camping. The Portland City Council is set to adopt stricter rules on homeless camping on public property. The ban would prohibit camping on public land between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., and impose limitations on camping locations and activities during the remaining 12 hours. […]

Everyday Northwest Reigning Roses Walk

Local News Channel, Everyday Northwest interviews Development Director Liz Starke to discuss Rose Haven and the 2023 Reigning Roses Walk. Click this link to watch the video!