Maria Foscarinis

Executive Director, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

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Executive Director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty in Washington DC

Maria Foscarinis on KCRW

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.

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The recession is driving Americans out of their homes and into poverty, increasing the need for shelters and free food.

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