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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Quantifying The Crisis: Sacramento’s 2019 Point In Time Count And 100 Day Challenge To Tackle Homelessness

January 29, 2019

Ben Avey of Sacramento Steps Forward previews the 2019 Point in Time Count, which tallies unsheltered Sacramentans. Grace Loescher updates on the 100 Day Challenge to Tackle Homelessness, which aims to provide housing solutions for 200 young people.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento's Hope Cooperative Launches New Program For Homeless Youth

December 7, 2018

Next week, the Hope Cooperative is launching "Possibilities," a new program for transition-age, homeless youth in Sacramento.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Mayor Asks Sacramento Council Members To Identify Locations For Homeless Shelters In Their Districts

December 4, 2018

The city of Sacramento's homeless triage shelter will stay open through at least mid-July, and there's a possibility more shelters will open next year throughout the city.

File / Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Court: Cities Can't Prosecute People For Sleeping On Streets

September 5, 2018

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go.

David Wagner/KPCC

California Dream

Thousands Of Californians Are Working While Homeless, And Many Don't Want Their Boss To Know

September 4, 2018

California doesn’t define homelessness as a protected class in the workplace.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Lessons Learned At Sacramento’s New Homeless Triage Shelter

June 28, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

There are about 2,000 people who sleep outside every night in Sacramento County. A new triage shelter between Del Paso Boulevard and the American River has provided a look at what's possible when caregivers are allowed time and resources to help.

Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Dante Pelayo Shares Divine Poetics From The Intersection In Oak Park

June 28, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Poet Danté Péläyō shares his experience living in men's shelters and running a pop up book shop in Oak Park.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Rural Areas Have Different Issues Dealing With Homelessness

June 28, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Homelessness doesn’t just happen in the city. We look at how one rural county — Amador — is responding to its own homelessness crisis in the foothills.

File / Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Insight With Beth Ruyak

PolitiFact CA: Myths About Homelessness

June 28, 2018 | Bert Johnson

PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols discusses some of the common stereotypes and myths about homelessness in California.

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