Is California Doing Enough to Fight Homelessness?

California Governor Gavin Newsom visits a long-standing encampment along Highway 80 in Berkeley, Calif. (John G. Mabanglo-Pool/Getty Images) In his State of the State addresses on Tuesday, California Governor Gavin Newsom told his audience that “just a few years ago, California lacked any comprehensive strategy” to tackle the exploding homelessness crisis. “But that’s all changed,” … Read more

California Needs to Get Serious About Homelessness

A man in a “Safe Ground” encampment August 26, 2009, in Sacramento, Calif. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) When it comes to homelessness, California’s left hand doesn’t seem to know what its right hand is doing. It’s a crisis that has upwards of 160,000 people, many of them seriously addicted and/or mentally ill, living in … Read more

The Cure for Child Homelessness: Affordable Housing

Carla Kaiser comforts 2-month-old Kylie at the Medford Family Life Education Center, a Massachusetts shelter, on March 27, 2020. (Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for registering for NationWeekly Bulletin. Thank you for registering. for more NationCheck out our latest … Read more