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What should be done to help people who lack shelter?

Sierra Crocker

Sierra Crocker


“You need an ID for most shelters and that’s a problem for some people who have lost theirs. It’s complicated to provide all the documentation to get a state ID. There should be group homes where people can live and work cooperatively.”

Tim Blackmon

Tim Blackmon


“We need to provide place to live, a place to work, and a place to go to school for everyone. Everyone should have a home, a job, and a school.”


Ron Carter

peace officer and chaplain

“You have to have people who want to accept the help; there may be services but there’s no follow-up. It’s a vicious cycle: There must be intervention.”

Nicole Myric

Nicole Myric


“Build a new free overnight shelter for men, women, and children”

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