Living on skid row isn’t a choice – via The LA Times

“Lest anyone who read this article on skid row resident Annie Moody come away with the impression that those living on the streets choose to be homeless, this is a myth that those of us who work at the Downtown Women’s Center know too well. And though I commend reporter Gale Holland for putting together a nuanced portrait of Moody, the questions remain: Why do we continue to portray homelessness as a choice, and why do we criminalize our most vulnerable citizens?”

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