Making Contact

Finding Home: Displacement and Homelessness from Cape Town to California (Encore)

On this edition of Making Contact we go from Cape Town, South Africa to Los Angeles and Oakland, California— three cities grappling with evictions, displacement, and homelessness. 


Needa Bee, Oakland-based housing advocate; Messiah Ali, Oakland resident; Tom Waldman, Director of Communications, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority; Flora Harris, C-3 Program Director, St. Joseph Center; Chyheeb Joseph, Outreach Worker, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority; Riyaadh Najaar, pigeon racer who was relocated during Apartheid; Delia Adrian and Shahied Mizenheimer, District 6 residents; Jane Roberts , Blikkiesdorp resident.


Host: Monica Lopez
Producers: Monica Lopez, Marie Choi, RJ Lozada, Anita Johnson
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Web Editor and Audience Engagement Director: Sabine Blaizin
Development Associate: Vera Tykulsker

Contributing Producers:  Tony Andrews, Kimon de Greef, Anita Johnson, Monica Lopez

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