• July 09, 2020

    Joseph Charney

    It is necessary to file an action because the executive and legislative branches of the County and City have failed to adequately respond to the present emergency. It is unconscionable that our local government does not properly shelter those living in encampments. Last year, nearly a 1000 homeless died in the street. They should have had a right to shelter and government the obligation to provide it.

    – Joseph Charney

  • July 09, 2020

    Diony Rebuta

    I am glad there is an Organization that is trying to stop Homelessness! Homelessness is a Major Concern on our Neighborhood. It is time to create a solution to this long time problem. You have my full support to your campaign.

    – Diony Rebuta

  • July 09, 2020

    Ericson Alviz

    Homelessness is a Major Problem in Los Angeles. I am very happy that there is an organization trying to solve it. Keep it up!

    – Ericson Alviz

  • July 09, 2020

    Sara H

    So thankful to finally see an organization like this caring for the future of these poor, unfortunate lives suffering on the streets of Los Angeles. Keep up the good work! The homeless issue is getting out of hand. Driving around town and seeing tents on every corner is depressing and wrong!

    – Sara H

  • July 02, 2020

    Don Steier

    Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis cannot be managed or mitigated, it must come to an end. Letting three people die everyday on our sidewalks is not compassion – it’s cruel. This lawsuit, and the collaborative process that it has unleashed, is the best opportunity we have had in years to solve our homeless crisis.

    – Don Steier, Chair, LA Alliance for Human Rights

  • July 02, 2020

    Martin v City of Boise

    "[O]ur holding does not cover individuals who do have access to adequate temporary shelter, whether because they have the means to pay for it or because it is realistically available to them for free, but who choose not to use it."

    – Martin v City of Boise, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal

  • July 02, 2020

    Los Angeles Times

    Within homeless encampments, where violent crimes are more frequent than ever, mental illness and substance abuse can be endemic.

    – Los Angeles Times, Oct 22, 2021

  • July 02, 2020

    Kathryn Barger

    [T]he plaintiffs, quite frankly, have been in our office, and we've talked to them, and we wanted to work toward addressing this issue. So I don't view this as us against them because we're all in this together. And working with all of our 87 other cities along with L.A. city is what L.A. County is committed to do.

    I don't view the people that got us here today in an adversarial way. In fact, I admire their courage for stepping forward.

    – Kathryn Barger, Chair, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

  • July 02, 2020

    Antonio Villaraigosa

    “I have lived here my entire life.  I have never seen this city so dirty, so rudderless”

    – Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

  • July 02, 2020

    Janice Hahn

    "What...our county and our city has done so far to address this crisis, I believe, hasn’t worked."

    – Janice Hahn, Supervisor, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors