Homelessness makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to access health services. Poor health, addiction, mental illness, and violence can lead to homelessness and homelessness can make all of these things worse. Join Nurse Rona, Alejandro Soto-Vigil, and Dr. Jeffrey Seal, for a conversation on illness and homelessness. Call us!
We speak with Joe Torres of Free Press about the state of Net Neutrality under Trump. And we speak with local homeless advocates about Promise Land Village being destroyed by the city of Oakland.
On today’s show, I’ll speak one-on-one to the main speakers that attended the latest Save the Berkeley Post Office rally. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, First They Came for the Homeless representative Michael Cint, Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arraguin, and the main rally organizer Carol Wolfley.
Meet Charlene Love—formerly homeless, on the fringe, disabled, and an activist.
We usually don’t think of homeless people as part of the disability community but in Sonoma County, just for one example, nearly two-thirds (63%) of the homeless reported one or more health issues in 2015.