MADISON (WKOW) -- Occupy Madison is back. They came back to the same East Washington Avenue parking lot the city ordered them to leave in May, citing safety concerns.
The Occupy movement started as a protest against economic equality, but the site eventually became a tent city for Madison's homeless population.
Elizabeth Altizer says being homeless in Madison is difficult. There is only one homeless shelter for women, and she says it's almost always full.
"Literally, I've seen the girls go away and they're crying and they're like, 'well where am I going to go,' you know, a lot of women aren't used to sleeping on the streets and it scares them very much," says Altizer.
Organizers say they expect to work out an agreement to stay, but 27 News spoke with Madison police Sunday afternoon, who said officers told the group they need to be off the property by Monday morning.
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