Sean's Outpost

Jason King
3:15 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Local Homeless Advocate To Walk Across U.S.

Jason King in the WUWF studio.
Credit Dave Dunwoody

The co-founder of the Pensacola-based Sean’s Outpost is set to leave Wednesday on a nationwide walk to call attention to the plight of the homeless. Jason King sat down with WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody to talk about the group’s mission.

Dave Dunwoody: Jason, how did Sean’s Outpost get it’s name and how did it get started?

Jason King: It’s kind of a crappy story. Sean’s Outpost is named after Sean Degas. He was my best friend and a local reporter here for the PNJ. He was murdered in 2011 in cold blood.

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Local News
4:47 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Hearing Set for Satoshi Forest

Credit Sean's Outpost

A special magistrate hearing is set for Tuesday afternoon by Escambia County Environmental Enforcement, regarding the future of a recently-opened haven for the homeless.

Satoshi Forest is nine acres of swampland and woods that sit off Massachusetts Avenue in the Mayfair neighborhood of West Pensacola. Sean’s Outpost – a local outreach group – bought the land last summer and is allowing homeless people to camp there. Jason King, Sean’s Outreach founder, says the plan is to develop Satoshi into a viable homeless sanctuary.

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