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Is Poverty Being Criminalized in the Midst of a Recession?

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In hard times, with hunger and homelessness on the rise, cities around the country are making it harder than ever to survive on the streets. And Los Angeles is America's “meanest city.” That's according to a controversial study by The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty.

Credits

Guests:
Maria Foscarinis - Executive Director, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Carol Schatz - President/CEO, Central City Association, Casey Horan - Executive Director, Lamp Community, Richard Shiver - City Commissioner of Daytona Beach, Florida, Pegeen Hanrahan - Mayor of Gainesville, Florida

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton