Nora Perez just graduated from Royal Learning Center, a high school in Los Angeles. Each night, prior to graduation, she studied in her part-time home — her parent’s car — where she and her family spent many of their afternoon and evening hours.
Not just the spikes that have been getting lots of negative attention lately - there are actually lots of ways cities use design to drive away homeless people, and according to this article - skateboarders as well!
Another study confirms that the most cost-effective way of fighting homelessness is to get some housing for the chronically homeless. Not only does it work, but it’s dramatically cheaper than sporadic police and medical interventions.
There are more than 1.6 million homeless children living in the United States, says The National Center on Family Homelessness. That’s one in every 45 American kids who goes to sleep at night without a bed to call their own. Families with young child…