In response to a threat to citizens’ arrest the houseless at Pickett Park in Reno, dozens gathered instead to provide assistance, compassion and bags full of food, toiletries and sanitary supplies. Here’s what one organizer had to say.
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.