Homelessness

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Lori Teresa Yearwood

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The American Prospect. How medical-provider gouging burdens the homeless with debt and frustrates recovery.

To Help the Homeless, Offer Shelter That Allows Deep Sleep

To Help the Homeless, Offer Shelter That Allows Deep Sleep

Lori Teresa Yearwood

FEATURES

Co-published with San Francisco Chronicle. Sleep deprivation haunts unhoused people, worsening the trauma that sometimes caused their unsheltered situations in the first place.

High-Country Colorado Towns Wrangle Big-City Problems with Homelessness

High-Country Colorado Towns Wrangle Big-City Problems with Homelessness

Nancy Lofolm & Scott DW Smith

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The Colorado Sun. “No camping” signs have popped up in Durango's parks and greenways. Homeless residents have had to scatter and hide, the victims of a crisis of homelessness in the tourist town.

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

Amy DePaul & Gema Galiana

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Capital & Main and O.C. WeeklyThey live so differently from us that it shouldn’t be surprising how differently they die.

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

Jennifer Dworkin

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with Bill Moyers & CompanyFor hundreds of families, home is a car in a quiet parking lot.

The Criminalization of Black Homelessness

The Criminalization of Black Homelessness

Ebony Slaughter-Johnson

ANALYSIS

Co-published with AlternetWhite supremacy systematically creates poverty with one hand while violently punishing it with the other.

At Larkin Street

At Larkin Street

Preston Gannaway/GRAIN

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with California Sunday. Forty-eight percent of San Francisco’s homeless youth are LGBTQ. Many find their way to the city’s largest youth homeless shelter.

 

Could You Survive on $2 a Day?

Could You Survive on $2 a Day?

Gabriel Thompson

FEATURE | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Mother Jones. Nearly 1.4 million American households live on $2 per person. Gabriel Thompson reports from one of the nation's poorest areas.