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Explore Seattle's efforts to address the homeless crisis
City Inside/Out: Homeless Response

The Seattle-area's recent One Night Count found the region's homeless population has increased 19 percent since last January. City leaders are carrying out several creative solutions to address the growing crisis, including sanctioned tent cities and RV safe lots with service providers. Is the city's $50 million annual investment making a difference? And why are some neighborhoods and the ACLU critical of the city's approach? How can Seattle help those in need while enforcing public safety?

On the show:
Sally Bagshaw, Seattle City Council
Colleen Coberli, RV Resident
Alison Eisinger, Director, Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness
Aarionna Foster, Resident, Mary's Place
Marty Hartman, Executive Director, Mary's Place
Echo Meddaugh, Resident, Mary's Place
Ed Murray, Seattle Mayor
Cindy Pierce, Founder, Neighborhood Safety Alliance
Sola Plumacher, Acting Director, Community Support & Assistance Division, city of Seattle Human Services Department
Rev. Rick Reynolds, One Night Count Volunteer
Yurij Rudensky, Attorney, Columbia Legal Services
Jennifer Shaw, Deputy Director, ACLU
Mike Stewart, Executive Director, Ballard Chamber of Commerce

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