Entries by Heidi Genrich

A homeless breakthrough?

LA TImes – Opinion: The most vulnerable person living on the streets of skid row is a 65-year-old veteran who has been homeless for 37 years. He has kidney and liver disease, has been to hospital emergency rooms four times in the last three months and has been arrested four times in the last six months.

US Interagency Council on Homelessness Covers Project 50

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness: A new strategic partnership between Los Angeles City and County officials that is moving forward a disciplined approach to identify and prioritize housing and services for the most vulnerable and disabled is offering new hope for a more effective approach for ending the homelessness of those living long term on the streets of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.

Skid Row Grows Green

LA Downtown News: Art Project to Remove Urban Blight Touches More Than Street Corners. The garden is part of a new and unusual experiment to green Downtown’s grittiest streets.