The View From Here

Thought-provoking first-person documentaries and digital stories inspire us to learn, understand and respond. We build stronger communities with artful, relevant storytelling that connects us to each other's experiences, challenges and dreams.


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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Carolina Hidalgo / Next Generation Radio Project


S10 Bonus Episode: Stories From The Next Generation Radio Project

In this bonus episode of the Place and Privilege podcast hear a collection of first-person stories of young people affected by Sacramento’s housing crisis, produced by student journalists.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Isabella Lord / Next Generation Radio

From High School To A Homeless Shelter

With housing nearly impossible to find, many Millennials are staying with their parents. But those without stable homes have nowhere to go. Natasha Matú and Colin Ray Jackson share their experiences with homelessness.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio


Place And Privilege Documentary Trailer

Friday Oct. 6 The View From Here will release a documentary capping off Place and Privilege. The show explores the history, politics and economics of housing affordability through personal stories of neighbors living on the edge. Here's a sneak peek.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


S10 E8: Whatever It Takes

In the final episode of the Place and Privilege podcast, Cosmo Garvin examines Sacramento’s 10-year plan to end chronic homelessness. Hint: we’re in year 11.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


S10 E7: After Homelessness

Jessica Hodges and John Kraintz share their experiences and perspectives on being homeless and finding housing. They talk with Catherine Stifter about what needs to be done to support the thousands of people living without homes in Sacramento.