Rose Rios

Founder, Cover the Homeless Ministry

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Across LA, many offices, industrial warehouses, and strip mall units have been sitting empty as people are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

One woman’s quest to put unhoused neighbors into South LA’s empty buildings

Across LA, many offices, industrial warehouses, and strip mall units have been sitting empty as people are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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