A local councilman is camping out for change.
East Cleveland Ward 3 councilman Ernest L. Smith, calls it "the people's tent."
On the corner of Allegheny and Orinoco Ave, Smith has taken post in a lot in the middle of where several people have been shot recently.
His actions are part of a program to empower the neighborhood to come out, and get back to a real sense of community.
He noted that things have stayed quiet, since he started this tent initiative.