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Free Medical, Dental and Vision Care for Thousands of Angelenos

Three thousand residents from underserved communities in Los Angeles County sought free healthcare at this year’s second Care Harbor mega-clinic. This marked the eighth annual clinic in Los Angeles County responsible for 101,000 medical, dental, and vision services. This year, Care Harbor introduced a pilot program to bring homeless people into the clinic providing care […]

Calling for a Resounding Yes to Housing

An estimated 10,000 people took part in the 11th annual HomeWalk, the only 5K family run/walk dedicated to raising public awareness and funds to end homelessness in Los Angeles County. Organized by the nonprofit United Way of Greater Los Angeles, the event raised more than $1 million, and kicked off the “Yes to Housing” campaign to build public support […]

Volunteer for the Homeless Count

Los Angeles county and city leaders together issued a call for volunteers to participate in the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, saying it is critical to ending the crisis of homelessness. “The 2017 Homeless Count estimated there are almost 58,000 people homeless in Los Angeles County on any given night,” Board of Supervisors Chairman […]

Taxing Our Tolerance
For An Affordable Housing Crisis

Op-Ed By Mark Ridley-Thomas There is no piece of legislation that weighs more heavily on Americans’ purse strings than the Republican tax reform proposal currently making its way through Congress. While few can argue that our current tax code is anything short of byzantine, many of the provisions being considered by the Senate and House […]