ONE PAYCHECK AWAY: ADDRESSING HOMELESSNESS IN THE BAY AREA

This event is the latest in the San Francisco Foundation’s series on People, Place and Power.

Every night, more than 130,000 people go to sleep homeless in California. An estimated 25,000 of them are in the San Francisco Bay Area: sleeping on couches, in cars or sometimes in tents on the sidewalk. At this point, people from coast to coast know that the Bay Area is in the midst of a housing crisis. But what is the city doing to address the affordable housing and homelessness crisis?

Come hear from some of the Bay Area’s leading experts on issues surrounding homelessness. From working on the service and legal sides to fighting for policy changes to having experienced homelessness themselves, our speakers will discuss the state of the crisis, how we got here and where we’re headed next.

Speakers
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Needa Bee
Co-Founder and Lead Organizer, Feed the People and the Village in Oakland
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Angela Jenkins
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente
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Tomiquia Moss
Executive Director and CEO, Hamilton Families
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Tirien Steinbach
Outgoing Executive Director, East Bay Community Law Center; Incoming Chief Program Officer, ACLU of Northern California
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Mina Kim
Anchor and Host of Forum, KQED–Moderator