Daniel Lempres is a freelance reporter based in Oakland. He focuses on local government, policing and housing policy. He’s contributed to the East Bay Express, Berkeleyside and the Humboldt Times-Standard. Daniel is a Master’s Candidate at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
A new study from San Francisco’s Coalition on Homelessness produces policy recommendations based on an extensive survey of people experiencing homelessness in the city.
Here are the ballot measures and local races that directly impact housing, homelessness, and policing.
For advocates and those in the nonprofit sector racing to meet these needs, the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the extent to which unhoused people rely on an informal safety net of nonprofits, advocates, and volunteers to survive.