Long Beach, like many big cities, is facing a homeless crisis, and residents say the problem is especially bad along the beaches, where they’ve seen an increase in camping, trash, drug use and fighting.
Spaces, even temporary ones which cater to those experiencing homeless, deserve thought and dignity within their design—and their lack thereof might even be exacerbating our problems despite good intentions.
Long Beach, like many big cities, is facing a homeless crisis, and residents say the problem is especially bad along the beaches, where they've seen an increase in camping, trash, drug use and fighting.
Authorities don't know how long a homeless man in Central Long Beach had been dead when someone called 911 Sunday evening, but when officers arrived, they found him lifeless on the couch sitting along the curb line.
byCity News ServiceinNews
Nearly half of the population that experiences homelessness in a year in Los Angeles County is homeless for less than a month, and investing in early intervention services would significantly reduce the number of people who become chronically homeless,...
byCity News ServiceinNews
The USC Price Center for Social Innovation and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles Home for Good Initiative announced today the creation of a research institute dedicated to studying and solving homelessness.
Everyone Home LB will include a task force of dozens of high-ranking officials from all corners of the city including nonprofits, area hospitals, the chamber of commerce and local schools and universities. Garcia made the announcement today along with...
byBrian AddisoninOut & About
Interested in attending our free talk series, Emphasize? Our next event will be discussing the dangers of commuting outside a car and how we can prevent traffic deaths. It all goes down April 25. For more information, click here....
Interested in the homelessness conversation? We will be inviting experts dealing with this subject on a daily basis for a free, public talk that will examine the complexity of the issue. In conjunction with that discussion, we will also be...
byBrian AddisoninOut & About, Streets & Urban Design
For our full coverage on homelessness, click here. **** Photos by Brian Addison. Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Our free talk series, Emphasize, will continue hosting its public forums on Thursday, April 5, with a discussion and free screening of the...
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