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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Thursday, November 22, 2018

The View From Here: Hidden Hunger

Despite the Sacramento region's agricultural abundance, many in our community don't always know where their next meal will come from. Hidden Hunger tells stories of people who are food insecure and of those working to alleviate hunger.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

California Dream, Undocumented

More than 3 million unauthorized immigrants live in California. Most of these men, women and children come from Mexico. Despite lack of legal status and without a path to citizenship, they are making lives for themselves and their families.

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.