Constance Johnson and her two kids have been homeless in the East Bay for three years, bouncing from their car to storefronts and homeless shelters in the East Bay. But they are getting ready to move into their new place. Not an apartment or a house, but a converted school bus.Read More
Martinez is one of the first cities in Contra Costa County to provide showers to unsheltered people. The city, police department and nonprofits stepped up to provide weekly showers as well as medical services, clothes and haircuts.Read More
This week’s show is all about changes happening right here in the Bay Area. We’ll wrestle with the good and bad of change, from one town’s quest to make showers
available to homeless people. To what adolescent life can look like with a chronic disease.
Thursday, November 16th, 2017, the Coalition on Homelessness of San Francisco is hosting a sleep out. That means housed and unhoused people will gather together to sleep outside on the streets, overnight. There will be food and music and speeches, and the event will go from 5pm Thursday to 6am Friday morning. Housed folks will…Read More
Some of Berkeley’s homeless population waits for the city to finalize a plan to find housing for them.Read More
Homelessness in Berkeley is a fact of daily life for all residents. We often see and hear our homeless neighbors, but we rarely listen to them.Read More