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Meet the Skid Row Police Leadership, Captain Marc Reina

You may remember that I started this blog when I worked on Skid Row. I have a love and hate relationship with the police. My absolute adoration changed when I began working in Skid Row. It was hard for me to tell the difference between “the Purple Shirts” and other area community forces. I learned to say […]

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Re-turn-ment Camps

Homeless Services Committee considering an ordinance to allow motels to convert to homeless housing with onsite services. I was not ready for this stakeholder comment: “We need returnment camps, someplace like Lancaster. You know, like internment camps but RETURNment camps for the homeless to give them a chance to return to society. We could have […]

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Day 2, Black History Month Things to Ponder

Never be deceived that the rich will allow you to vote away their wealth.Lucy Parsons: Freedom, Equality & Solidarity – Writings & Speeches, 1878-1937 Something I have noticed is that racism is rampant among my friends who do not think beyond the surface level. It’s like what I tell my daughter to find the hairbrush […]

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