Archive | February, 2019

Homelessness Strains Compassion For Some Los Angeles Residents

January 1, 2019 4:20 PM ET; Heard on NPR’s  All Things Considered ;  ANNA SCOTT https://www.npr.org/2019/01/01/681208503/homelessness-strains-compassion-for-some-los-angeles-residents Approximately 50,000 people are experiencing homelessness in and around L.A., according to the latest count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The vast majority of them live unsheltered on the streets. According to city officials and nonprofit leaders, there’s a growing frustration […]

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Scenes from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count

By BENJAMIN ORESKES  JAN 25, 2019 | 7:20 AM LOS ANGELES TIMES Thousands of volunteers will fan out across the city and county of Los Angeles over the next three days for a count of the homeless that will serve as a barometer of how well government efforts to curb the population are working. The annual Los Angeles homeless […]

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black homelessness LAHSA reprt 2018

End Black Homelessness

According to the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, Black people comprise 40 percent of the homeless population, though Black people make up nine percent of county residents. As Black History Month begins, we are called to acknowledge the racial disparities and systems inequality that have affected black people and increased in black homelessness. LAHSA’s  […]

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