In training last week, I learned the difference between the Red Shirt Security and real police. All this time I thought that the people with Billy Clubs and handcuffs and guns on bikes were the cops. Alas, they are private security hired by the local businesses to keep their specific properties safe. Some how this translated into them harassing and waking up the homeless on Skid Row. Posted by Picasa

Homelessness is the White Elephant in Los Angeles.

While the best solution to Homelessness is Housing, it is a topic that gets little attention. If no one thinks about it, talks about it, considers how to successfully address the issue and plans to end Homelessness an end can never be reached.

Recently a local news station and The City of Los Angeles held a forum to explore the topic. My friend, Casey Horan, was a speaker.There is a link posted on the L.A. Times website (click on video link on right side) at:

http://www.latimes.com/homelessinla

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