Then & Now

How did Los Angeles become the “Homeless Capital” of the United States?

November 30, 2020 Episode 30
Then & Now
How did Los Angeles become the “Homeless Capital” of the United States?
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How did Los Angeles become the “Homeless Capital” of the United States?
Nov 30, 2020 Episode 30

UCLA researchers and graduate students Marques Vestal, Fernanda Jahn Verri, and Andrew Klein join Then & Now to discuss the Luskin Center for History and Policy's forthcoming report detailing the history of the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles County. They discuss how the last century of housing policy, racial dynamics, and policing practices all contributed to the crisis we find ourselves in today. This is the first episode in a series covering the report findings. To be the first to read the forthcoming report, sign up for our emails here

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UCLA researchers and graduate students Marques Vestal, Fernanda Jahn Verri, and Andrew Klein join Then & Now to discuss the Luskin Center for History and Policy's forthcoming report detailing the history of the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles County. They discuss how the last century of housing policy, racial dynamics, and policing practices all contributed to the crisis we find ourselves in today. This is the first episode in a series covering the report findings. To be the first to read the forthcoming report, sign up for our emails here