A pandemic, extreme weather, and new city mandates create a perfect storm for thousands of people without a place to call home.
By Camille Wheeler
Photos by Camille Wheeler
For too long, state and local governments have improperly equated public safety with law enforcement.
By Abena Subira Mackall
Hospice chaplains are finding creative ways to connect with clients and provide comfort despite social distancing.
By Jim Tuttle and Cecily Sailer
Dining room managers for Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa are still serving meals, but miss gathering around a table.
By Martin do Nascimento and Cecily Sailer
A conversation with Serita Cox of iFoster on overcoming the digital divide between foster youth and their peers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Martin do Nascimento
For Oakland’s unhoused population, survival during the COVID-19 crisis becomes harder by the day, but advocate Derrick Soo isn’t slowing down.
By Cecily Sailer and Martin do Nascimento
Groups addressing food insecurity are scrambling to stock clients’ pantries with food during a sudden pandemic.
By the Stories Team
Two mental and spiritual wellness experts share insights on caring for ourselves and others as we enter a new phase of separation.
By Cecily Sailer
At Dig Deep Farms in Ashland, California, formerly incarcerated people like Philip Bonds and Kimberly Thomas are welcomed to learn, work and contribute to their community through paid reentry internships aimed at reducing recidivism.
By Martin do Nascimento and Katie Friel