On the March 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing homeless population in the Bay Area. More than 22 percent of US’ homeless people live in the state. According to a new report, California cities have dealt with homelessness through laws criminalizing vagrancy. San Francisco issues 3,000 citations a year for sleeping, standing or panhandling in public, so what needs to change? And what’s being done in other parts of the country? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Dr. Robert Okin, former chief of Psychiatry at San Francisco General hospital, author of Silent Voices: People with Mental Disorders on the Street
Paul Boden, executive director of the Western Regional Advocacy Project, author of House Keys Not Handcuffs
Tamera Kohler, director of the Utah State Community Services Office
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