“ Everybody has a story out here. Some of our stories come from addiction, some from mental illness. No matter how we ended up here, we are here.”
It’s important to hear directly from those experiencing homelessness what their lives are like and what they need. The Guardian’s “Outside in America” series explores stories of homelessness in the western United States. Of the ten states with the highest homeless populations, seven are in the west of the country. Take a few seconds to watch the introductory video and listen.