Share the Bulb is a group of people—housed and unhoused—who believe that the solution to homelessness on the Albany Bulb is not eviction, but housing.
For Immediate Release November 29th, 2013 No Thanks! Festival Includes Film Screenings, Art Walks, Workshops, Etc. ALBANY, CA — Residents of the Albany Bulb and East Bay community members are once again publicly demonstrating their opposition to the impending eviction of the Albany Bulb, gathering for a four-day festival of film screenings, art walks, workshops, […]
Share the Bulb condemns the City of Albany’s plans to evict the residents of the Albany Bulb and relocate them to 6-month temporary internment trailers that do not even begin to address homelessness in Albany. The Albany Bulb is a unique treasure in the Bay Area. It is a beloved center for public art and […]
[I]n May, under pressure from a small number of pristine-park enthusiasts, the City Council voted to start enforcing its no camping ordinance for the first time in years. They plan to cite and eventually jail homeless people for sleeping on the Bulb, starting this month. This will push many vulnerable and disabled Bulb residents onto […]
At some point (maybe tomorrow, maybe this week, maybe not for years), the Albany Bulb will come up as a subject of discussion before some political body, and that body will raise a question. That question might be, “Is this really the best use for the land?” or “Can this situation with the homeless continue […]
“It’s cold outside!” Amber Whitson is preparing to lose her home. On October 1, the City of Albany plans to force her and her small family (her partner Phyl, their dog Derby, and their cat Kitty Booty) out into the elements. As most of us could imagine, losing a home means more than just losing […]