Of 200 unhoused Angelenos evicted from Echo Park Lake, 9 have permanent shelter 1 year later

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The chain link fence remains at Echo Park Lake in March 2022, one year after it was erected in an effort to clear a large homeless encampment. Photo by Thomas MacVicar.

It’s now a year after LA’s police-led homeless encampment eviction. Controversy –– and fencing –– still surround Echo Park Lake. 

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