"Ten cops came... He took it upon himself to wrap his hands around my neck and start choking me to death."
How race effects social work and assistance programs.
David works on a larger scale with federal and state providers to bring healthcare to those experiencing homelessness in the LA area.
"It's definitely important to have someone else on your back for sure, you don't want to do it alone. I mean you could, but you'd really have to stay out of the way... You don't want it to be known that you're alone out here."
Learn about how people are running practical and permanent assistance programs in Oakland. Those experiencing homelessness can go to the shelter as a safe and sobering environment.