This is the old Web-site for the "Dillville" Tent City of Lakewood, NJ. Our camp was bulldozed by the Lakewood Township government in June 2014! This Web-site is preserved for historical reasons.


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ThumbnailUSA tent 'cities' on rise as US economy crumbles (23Dec11) Download YouTube

Tent "cities" are springing up and enlarging across the USA as more are forced out of homes by the crooked bankers, as they receive corporate welfare from the government... +

Length: 2:33.   28,754 views.   107 comments.
Recording / publication date: Dec 23, 2011.
Uploaded on Dec 24, 2011 by liarpoliticians.
ThumbnailThe homeless living the American Nightmare in tent cities part 2 Download YouTube

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Length: 8:04.   8,694 views.   9 comments.
Uploaded on Dec 22, 2011 by theworkprograme.
Thumbnail: The homeless living the American Nightmare in tent cities part 1 Download YouTube

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Length: 14:34.   43,515 views.   100 comments.
Uploaded on Dec 22, 2011 by theworkprograme.
ThumbnailHomeless Occupy the woods -- RT re-visits Tent City Download YouTube

While Occupy Wall Street tents have been popping up all across the U.S., homeless people have been forced to Occupy a camp in the woods over the last 5 years. RT's Anastasia Churkina... +

Length: 3:43.   16,102 views.   149 comments.
Uploaded on Dec 7, 2011 by RT America.
ThumbnailTent City Download YouTube

'Five years ago, Minister Steve Brigham founded an encampment for the homeless on a wooded piece of public property in Lakewood, N.J. As Americans continue to struggle to find work,... +

Length: 5:16.   19 views.  
Uploaded on Nov 30, 2011 by Odyssey Networks.
ThumbnailTent City in Lakewood, NJ Download YouTube

Five years ago, Minister Steve Brigham founded an encampment for the homeless on a wooded piece of public property in Lakewood, N.J. As Americans continue to struggle to find work, the community has expanded to nearly 70 people.

Length: 5:16.   6,839 views.   15 comments.
Uploaded on Nov 29, 2011 by OdysseyNetworks.
ThumbnailHomeless March In Lakewood Download YouTube

With posters and candles in hand, over 100 people marched from the Lakewood Tent City site on Cedar Bridge Avenue into downtown Lakewood Tuesday evening to bring attention to the individuals who are so chronically homeless, they've resorted to living in the woods.

Length: 0:30.   117 views.  
Uploaded on Nov 16, 2011 by StatehouseSteps.
ThumbnailOccupy Lakewood Download YouTube

Homeless and their supporters march in Lakewood on November 15, 2011. The demonstrators are protesting a court hearing scheduled for next month where Lakewood and Ocean County are... +

Length: 1:29.   125 views.  
Uploaded on Nov 15, 2011 by lakewoodlocal1.
Thumbnailvideo-2011-11-11-12-39-07.mp4 Download YouTube

Doug Hardman's one of the tent city residents brother flew out from California to perform a few songs on 11.11.11 Veterans Day in tent city. This was the frst sone. He wrote a song for tent city that we will have posted soon.

Length: 1:44.   150 views.  
Uploaded on Nov 11, 2011 by tentcitynj.
ThumbnailTentcity NJ Winters coming. tentcitynj.org Download YouTube

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Length: 1:45.   62 views.  
Uploaded on Nov 9, 2011 by tentcitynj.
Thumbnail'Tent City', New Jersey's homeless refuge Download YouTube

While all eyes are on Occupy Wall Street, a different kind of camp is also growing, driven by economic hardship in the United States. Tent City, a makeshift village in the woods... +

Length: 2:09.   2,617 views.   5 comments.
Uploaded on Oct 21, 2011 by AFP news agency.
ThumbnailHomeless Advocates Address Freeholders (10/19/11) Download YouTube

During an Ocean County Freeholders meeting in Toms River, NJ, homeless advocates address the need for a shelter in the county. ASBURY PARK PRESS VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO

Length: 2:24.   102 views.   1 comment.
Uploaded on Oct 19, 2011 by APPvideo.
ThumbnailUnemployed living in tent cities just to survive Download YouTube

Too young for social security, too old to be hired. Job experience in fields not hiring, like construction.

Length: 3:46.   3,990 views.   5 comments.
Uploaded on Sep 15, 2011 by TPFThePeoplesForum.
ThumbnailTent city swells just off Jersey shore Download YouTube

Homeless, jobless, and out of options, some folks in Lakewood, N.J., have resorted to setting up camp in a tent city.

Length: 2:47.   1,057 views.   6 comments.
Uploaded on Sep 15, 2011 by CNNMoney.
ThumbnailTent City Tears Down Illegal Structures Download YouTube

Tent City Tears Down Illegal Structures

Length: 5:29.   954 views.  
Uploaded on Aug 15, 2011 by thelakewoodscoop.
ThumbnailThe Gospel of Propane Download YouTube

Scores of homeless people live in tents in the woods with no help from anyone but Minister Steven Brigham.

Length: 8:31.   75 views.  
Uploaded on Jun 20, 2011 by SoffinFilms.
ThumbnailThe City in the Woods Download YouTube

This is a short film I created for an independent study my last semester at Georgian Court University. It provides a brief view of a local tent city in Lakewood, NJ that I have had the pleasure of visiting and volunteering at since 2009.

Length: 5:27.   2,678 views.   7 comments.
Uploaded on May 17, 2011 by Jessica Alpert.
Thumbnail003_05 Life In Tent City Download YouTube

While Lakewood's Tent City is no vacation hot spot , simple conveniences like running water makes it a step above other homeless camps. Even at its best though, its people on the edge trying to live as a community.

Length: 6:28.   1,250 views.   4 comments.
Uploaded on Feb 14, 2011 by Peter Ackerman.
Thumbnail003_01MinisterSteve-TentCity.mov Download YouTube

Minister Steve Brigham and his homeless camp in Lakewood got off to a rough start in 2010 battling both snowstorms and threatened dismantling by Lakewood Officials.

Length: 4:24.   307 views.   2 comments.
Uploaded on Feb 14, 2011 by Peter Ackerman.
Thumbnail003 08 One Camper's Hope Download YouTube

Chris Hardman and his dad came to Lakewood's Tent City in the middle of last winter's snow storms, and appear to be there for another winter dispite efforts to push ahead. They lost their home due to Doug Hardman's alcoholism.

Length: 3:35.   399 views.   1 comment.
Uploaded on Feb 14, 2011 by Peter Ackerman.
ThumbnailA Year in Tent City Download YouTube

ASBURY PARK PRESS VIDEO BY PETER ACKERMAN / www.apponline.tv

Length: 21:06.   144,697 views.   519 comments.
Uploaded on Feb 1, 2011 by APPvideo.
ThumbnailEntering Tent City, Lakewood, Nj 2010 Download YouTube

This video was made to call attention to the plight of the Homeless and Working Poor of Lakewood, NJ. Most of the video was shot at the camp in Tent City where Minister Steve lives... +

Length: 23:59.   7,629 views.   26 comments.
Uploaded on Jan 8, 2011 by DeerWhisperer7.

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