Fresno, the working class capital of California’s San Joaquin Valley, remains a hardscrabble town with a history of radical activism.
Tenants impacted by the pandemic still face mounting debt and possible eviction in the new year.
On Saturday, Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies faced angry demonstrators in 100-plus-degree heat.
Are COVID deaths going unreported? Or has living on the street become more dangerous?
A lifelong advocate reflects on the philosophy that fueled the late congressman’s pursuit of justice.
The civil rights movement’s leading disciple of nonviolent protest reflects on the life and work of the late congressman.
The Minneapolis Police Department’s long and bigoted legacy.
Drug overdoses are the single greatest factor contributing to Los Angeles’ rising rate of homeless mortality, a report claims.
Co-published by Fast Company
Why is the starting team of one of the most multicultural cities so vanilla?
Why Los Angeles researchers are looking differently at Skid Row.
Bay Area seventh grader helps to organize San Francisco student protests as part of Friday’s “Climate Strike.”
California’s homeless crisis has been fueled by gentrification and an affordable housing shortage that is especially acute in such job-rich urban areas as Los Angeles and San Francisco.
From a 1966 Chicago speech before the Medical Committee for Human Rights.
With more money than ever to spend on homelessness, Los Angeles County offers fewer winter shelter beds than last year. Why?
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Evoking a previously unenforced “no pet” clause is one good way for property owners to empty a building before it’s put up for sale, or to push out low-rent tenants in a gentrifying area.
Safe injection facilities represent the highest ideal of harm reduction services for people who inject drugs, yet in the United States remain almost prohibitively controversial.
The Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction is more than a syringe exchange. It’s a place where people who use drugs also find community, treatment for their psychic and physical wounds, and advice to help them stay alive and disease-free while they continue to use drugs.
Co-published by Newsweek
The practice of harm reduction seeks not to shame people who use drugs into giving them up, but simply to provide them with the tools to improve their health.