Encampment clearing does not end houselessness

The city of Berkeley needs to recognize that encampments beside Interstate 80 often occurred as a result of the city’s lack of responsibility for providing housing alternatives, while trying to maintain a “safe” city look by pushing out the unhoused population – leaving them no where else to go.
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I’m on my way

Attending my dream school — even if seemingly for only a few hours a day — reminds me how much campus and Berkeley have to offer.
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There’s always Craigslist

As I watched those around me find one another and sign leases, my panic grew; in contrast to my peers, who seemed to have everything figured out from location to money to roommates, I didn’t have a tentative — or really any — plan in mind. 
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