Andy Bales

Union Rescue Mission

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Andy Bales is chief executive officer of the Union Rescue Mission, which provides emergency shelter and a range of other services to homeless people in Los Angeles.

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Homelessness in LA County dropped 3 percent from last year. Sounds like good news for Mayor Eric Garcetti, who wants to end homelessness by year 2028.

Skid Row activist: LA homelessness should be treated like an urgent disaster

Homelessness in LA County dropped 3 percent from last year. Sounds like good news for Mayor Eric Garcetti, who wants to end homelessness by year 2028.

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KCRW’s Chery Glaser talks with Andy Bales, CEO of Los Angeles’ Union Rescue Mission, about the city’s homelessness epidemic.

Homelessness on the rise

KCRW’s Chery Glaser talks with Andy Bales, CEO of Los Angeles’ Union Rescue Mission, about the city’s homelessness epidemic.

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Los Angeles is having its worst homeless crisis in years. More than 44,000 people live on streets, in cars and in shelters. That’s 12 percent more than two years ago.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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