Think Out Loud

Lane County struggles to meet the needs of unhoused residents through pandemic

By Allison Frost (OPB)
Aug. 4, 2020 3 p.m.

BROADCAST: Tuesday, Aug. 4

A person experiencing homelessness sleeps outdoors.

A person experiencing homelessness sleeps outdoors.

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Kris McAlister was homeless in Lane County, Oregon, as a teenager. He’s now bringing that experience to his advocacy and policy work, helping lead the nonprofit Carry It Forward. We talk with McAlister and Lane County Joint Housing & Shelter Strategist Sarai Johnson about how the plan to meet the needs of unhoused people is coming together and what still needs to be done.

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