Not only is Los Angeles County one of America’s COVID hotspots (the latest figures in are 7-Day Daily Average: 75,583 cases of people testing positive), but it is also grappling with increasing homelessness. And homelessness has always been one of L.A.’s biggest issues. The Los Angeles Times reports that massive job losses caused by the […]
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Steven Graham saw an opportunity to help those less fortunate in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In statistics released earlier this year, the homeless population in Los Angeles County surged by 12 percent. In a city already in the midst of a homeless epidemic, the numbers are alarming, with 59,000 people living on the streets, and the new figures representing a 50 percent increase since 2011. The data was presented by […]
Symond Boschetto is not your average 6th grader. Whilst the 11-year-old enjoys things typical of a boy his age like “sports and of course, playing video games”, he also happens to be out there making a real difference for the less fortunate. When he was just 8, he founded Share Hope USA, a non-profit organization […]
On Saturday, March 9, 2019, around 600 people descended upon Union Station in L.A. for Gather Everyone In 2019. Their mission was clear: To help to bring an end to homelessness in Los Angeles. Approximately 50,000 people are experiencing homelessness in and around L.A., according to the latest count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. […]
L.A. is in the grips of chronic homelessness –a ceaseless epidemic that shows no signs of abating. In the past six years alone, the numbers of those without a home, sleeping on the streets, and in shelters in the city of Los Angeles has surged 75%. Currently, it’s estimated that nearly 59,000 people lack a […]