Translating tax dollars to homeless prevention

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All this week, on KCRW, you've been listening to the stories of people on the verge of becoming – or who are already – homeless in L.A. County. Homelessness jumped 23 percent countywide when compared to last year. And that means more than 58,000 people are currently living on the streets – or in shelters. Voters approved new taxes on themselves to help address the problem and that includes money for homeless prevention.

Credits

Guests:
Joel John Roberts - PATH - @joeljohnroberts, Sarah Mahin - LASHA

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producer:
Benjamin Gottlieb