Sacramento Issues: Poverty and Homelessness

Studio Sacramento: Homeless in Sacramento - KVIE, 2011
KVIE investigates causes of the homeless situation in Sacramento and how certain conditions have improved in recent years. Read SacTV's video review here. Uploaded by KVIEVideo on YouTube.
Kings Help Provide Meals for Children in Need, 2011
Several members of the Sacramento Kings talk about how they will be giving away meals with the "Feed My Starving Children Program." Uploaded by Kingsflix on YouTube.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson & Armstrong Williams with a candid discussion, 2010
The Mayor explains how he has been addressing the homeless issue since he took office. He mentions how Oprah Winfrey came to town to show her support.
Poverty & Homelessness on Sacramento's Bike Trails, 2011
Mike Thornton of shares his observations of homeless people living near the American River.
America's Largest Tent City, 2011
MSNBC reports on how middle class families who lost their jobs, many in the construction industry, have resorted to living in tents.
Homeless Prenatal Program on ABC News10's Sacramento & Co. Morning Show, 2011
HPP Director Martha Ryan explains her assistance to economically challenged parents with children.
Run to Feed the Hungry, Sacramento, CA, Nov. 25, 2010
Sacramento Food Bank's 17th Annual benefit for the needy draws thousands at Sac State.
TDR 14 Sacramento Food Bank Documentary, 2010
Center High School students Adriana Mercado and Jake Smith produced this documentary about feeding the homeless.
Food Bank of Yolo County - "The Changing Face of Hunger," 2010
CrossingsTelevision presents an overview of Yolo's food bank that launched in 1970, feeding 20,000 people a month.
Sacramento, CA: The People of Tent City, 2009
Toan Lam of interviews homeless Sacramento people who lost their jobs and began camping out in tents.
Run to Feed the Hungry, 2006
CW31 covers Sacramento Food Bank's 14th Annual Run to Feed the Hungry fundraiser.

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