My name is Yessica Hernandez. I’m 18 years old, a peer organizer at the Coalition on Homelessness and also a member of a homeless family living in an SRO. For me, homelessness is a problem that has multiple solutions, but most of the time people want to solve it by blaming the people who are homeless.
Every day the chance of becoming homeless increases. When people talk about homelessness they mostly feel shame and pity for “those people,”