Rising demands for food and shelter

I attended a session this week on food and housing needs in Los Angeles with a panel of experts from both public and nonprofit agencies. What they had to share was truly scary. According to Miguel Santana from LA County, there has been a 30% increase in homeless families in the past year (which theyContinue reading “Rising demands for food and shelter”

Deep Poverty in the U.S.

The current economic crisis (punctuated with the loss of 60,000 jobs in one day!) is generating financial insecurity for people at most income levels, swelling the ranks of the poor and working poor in this country. What about for the most vulnerable people, those who are homeless or on the brink of homelessness? Several recentContinue reading “Deep Poverty in the U.S.”