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People Assisting the Homeless

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: Beautiful New Apartments For Silver Lake's Homeless

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

Jamie Hill slept on the street for the first time when she was 12 years old. Over the years, she went from sleeping in motels with her mother to foste...

Modern-Day Gleaners Pick Fruit Trees For Food Pantries (PHOTOS)

John Creston DuBois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Creston DuBois

Helena David is on a mission. Her ambitious goal to pick and donate 100,000 pieces of fruit in one year for Southern California's underprivileged is already well underway.

Social Worker Hits The Streets Of L.A.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With approximately 25,000 homeless people on the streets every night, it's no wonder why Los Angeles is sometimes referred to as the 'Homeless Capital...

Resolving Homelessness: Why Do We Make It So Complex?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Ten year plans, multiple-year homeless initiatives, homeless management information systems - that's billions of dollars invested to addresses homelessness. Seems a bit excessive when I know the steps toward housing hurting people are simple.

A Day With L.A.'s Homeless

Los Angeles Times | HECTOR TOBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

I spent a day with Salinas and his team this week, driving through Inglewood and Westchester in search of homeless people underneath the flight path o...