When I first moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in California, one thing that struck me, aside from the beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, was the prevalence of homelessness in San Francisco. Interspersed with the quaint Victorian houses, stunning views of the bay, and the various popular tourist spots, was the homeless population that San Francisco, as well as the state of California, has become notorious for.

According to the Legislative Analyst’s Office Report (LAO, 2020), there are an estimated 151,000 homeless people in California. Given these numbers, one would think that California does not have a policy…

Russelle Anne

Works in clinical research, Master of Public Health student, political junkie, former writer who misses writing, loves her cats

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