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Homeless outreach teams fan out across South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Calling it “Measure H at work,” County Supervisor Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas announced Oct. 11 that street engagement teams are fanning out across Los Angeles County to have face-to-face interactions with people experiencing homelessness, and to help them access housing, health care and other supportive services. “All over the County of Los Angeles, 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…