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Rae Bridgman
Angel is inspired by the lives of women street survivors in Toronto This story is dedicated to those who have died on the streets
Michael Dear, Gary L. Blasi, Dan Flemming, Paul Tepper, Paul Koegel
Great cities are places of opportunity. People arrive at, or remain in, big cities in order to make better lives for themselves. And typically they typically succeed, working in manufacturing, commerce, or government, to gain a comfortable life for...
Los Angeles Homeless Services Athourity (LAHSA)
The most comprehensive count of the homeless in Los Angeles. Applied Survey Research (ASR)conducted the survey, which showed an estimated 1 out of 110 people in LA County is homeless on any night and 1 out of 40 will experience homelessness annually...
This fact sheet statistically covers housing and poverty issues in Los Angeles. It also provides needs assessment statistics and planning recommendations for future housing development. (HRC)
This fact sheet provides clear answers to frequently asked questions such as: how many people are poor in Los Angeles?; what is the poverty rate in each of the 88 cities in the county?; how many children are poor?; what is the average cost for an...
The 2006 Children’s ScoreCard provides both an opportunity to highlight Los Angeles County’s progress in improving the well-being of children, and an opportunity to reflect on the rich 15-year history of the Children’s Planning Council. We have...
Asetha Power
Asetha is a singer and songwriter who has also worked as a writer, knowledge mobilizer and research/policy analyst for many federal government initiatives related to homelessness and housing instability. She is most proud of her part in helping...
Wendy Grace Evans
The LIFE Project primarily serves women, as well as some men, who experienced homelessness and live with co-occurring disorders in Los Angeles County, California. Kendra—a LIFE Project participant—describes her previous experiences with other mental...
Paul Tepper
This report provides a comprehensive picture of homelessness in Los Angeles. The authors summarize local research and homeless counts that provide data on the number of people who are homeless. Geographic distribution, family status, youth, gender...
Shelter Partnership conducted this study to examine Los Angeles’s family shelters and the homeless families they serve. The report is based upon the findings of a survey distributed in 2005 to agencies operating emergency shelter and transitional...
Martha R. Burt
In 2004, the Hilton Foundation awarded the Corporation for Supportive Housing a five-year grant of $8 million to promote changes in city, county, and state systems that would reduce homelessness in Los Angeles County, especially among people with...
This study, conducted by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, looked to identify the different benefits attributed to placing chronically homeless individuals into Permanent Supportive housing. The researchers studied four individuals in their...