San Francisco

How Do We Respond to Urban Homeless Encampments?

6:00 p.m. | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Photo by flickr user throgers

On any given night, thousands of people sleep in the streets and parks of our major cities. A growing number are clustering together in tent encampments that can offer shelter and safety in numbers but that also pose extreme danger for their occupants and neighbors. How should our cities respond? Come hear homelessness policy leaders from San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco discuss one of our hardest urban and human challenges.

+ Jeff Kositsky / San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing
+ Lynette McElhaney / Oakland City Council
+ Chris Block


SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

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