Facing eviction, ‘Reclaimers’ of El Sereno fight to stay

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In 2020, a group of unhoused and housing-insecure Angelenos occupied vacant state-owned homes in El Sereno like this one, where Martha Escudero lives with her two children. She’s now facing eviction. Photo by Zoie Matthew.

Two years after they fought for the right to live in vacant, state-owned houses in El Sereno, a group of activists are facing eviction. They hope to stay in the houses for good.

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