Gov. Gavin Newsom made it clear at the start of this year that solving California’s homeless crisis was a top priority. With COVID-19 cases spiking across the state amid colder temperatures, it’s a combination that’s hitting the state’s homeless population especially hard. Today on Insight, how the Governor could use the pandemic to help address homelessness, why so many veterans find themselves without a place to live, and more.
- CalMatters Housing and Data Reporter Matt Levin breaks down how the pandemic could aid in California’s homeless crisis
- Loaves and Fishes Advocacy Director Joseph Smith on what’s being done to help those in need and the unhoused in Sacramento
- California Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Services Division Deputy Secretary Keith Boylan checks-in on how unhoused veterans are being helped across the state
- Operation Gratitude CEO and Retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Schmiegel talks about the organization creating care packages for troops who are deployed and for their families