This Tent is My Home - The Story of Anita Place

This Tent is My Home tells the story of the residents of Anita Place tent city in Maple Ridge. In May of 2017, around 90 homeless individuals banded together to find safety and security in community by setting up a tent city to survive outdoors. Over the following year, that community grew to nearly 200 people. We have followed them in their journey as they’ve taken a stand against the bigotry and stigma that fuel BC’s homelessness crisis to show their courage and determination in the face of systemic discrimination.

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