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Homeless advocates voice opinions on use of state funds

LOS ANGELES — A City Council committee got an earful Sept. 4 from advocates and members of the public about how the city should spend $123 million it expects to receive from the state next year for homeless housing and services. Members of the council’s Homelessness and Poverty Committee said they want to use funding Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Fighting the fight against homelessness

Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson has emerged as one of our city’s champions in trying to help the issue of homelessness in Los Angeles. California has the largest percentage of the nation’s chronically homeless — 36 percent. In addition, 24 percent of the nation’s homeless veterans live in California. Our state is in a Read More…