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Another ‘housing first’ fail

Compassion | Tiny homes that allowed alcohol and drug use did little to help Seattle’s homeless
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 11/07/18, 04:46 pm

Seattle officials in September announced their decision to close a tiny house village for the homeless that allows alcohol and drug use.

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Sophia Lee

Hope for a homeless man

Homelessness | One woman’s providential visit to her homeless brother in Los Angeles
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/05/18, 02:02 pm

When I first started working on my series on homelessness, I remember walking the streets of downtown Los Angeles one night with a homeless man named Ronald, listening to him point out places that reminded him of the not-so-distant past. 

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A Republican visits Skid Row

Homelessness | Walking among the homeless with a California candidate for governor
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/23/18, 08:49 am

Last week, I joined California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox on a walk with Los Angeles police through Skid Row—a 50-block mini dystopia in downtown LA with one of the highest concentrations of homelessness and crime in the United States. 

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