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Safe Parking FAQs

Safe Parking Network Pilot Program/Safe Parking – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Safe Parking?

Safe Parking is a program where people who are living in their vehicles become temporary guests of an organization that has a parking lot. The organization provides an assigned parking place and … read more.

Safe Parking and a Personal Story

Every week for the last several, the Ad Hoc Committee on Building and Grounds Security has been providing information and insight into Safe Parking and the Tacoma/Pierce County Safe Parking Network pilot project. We have been investigating how participating as a Safe Parking Network … read more.

Safe Parking Insights

It may be hard to imagine that someone would choose to live in their car. Can you imagine the physical toll of sleeping in a barely reclined seat, surrounded by the possessions you were able to pack? The emotional toll of never feeling safe … read more.

What is Safe Parking?

Safe Parking Overview

Providing a Safe Parking location with sanitary facilities – porta-potty and handwashing station – is a cost effective way to support those living in their cars toward housing and food security. After all, who really wants to live in their car? Who … read more.

President’s Blog for January 2021

“Grief and resilience live together.”
— Michelle Obama, Becoming 

 

Dear Friends,

I am shaken to the core of my physical, intellectual, and emotional being by the events  in Washington DC this week. The assault on the United States Capitol – encouraged by the leader of our democracy … read more.

Church Facility and Safe Parking

“We are often called to do the difficult, if not the seemingly impossible, and it is vital to our spiritual growth that we not ignore these challenges.”  – Janice Marie Johnson, UU educator, faith leader, activist

 

At the September 17, 2020 meeting, Tahoma Unitarian Universalist … read more.

Gratitude

Like hope, trust, and love, gratitude is both a feeling and a spiritual practice . . . Words of thanks signal acknowledgement of another’s part in benefiting our lives. “Thank you” adds a human connection. It says, “I noticed you were there, and I … read more.