The San Diego Union Tribune Opinion/Commentary | Joel John Roberts

For 20 years, Jesse slept on the streets of San Diego. Until he arrived at PATH’s Connections Housing in downtown San Diego, where he slept in a safe bed and received care from Alpha Project, Family Health Centers of San Diego and Alvarado Parkway Institute. Jesse is one of thousands of people homeless in San Diego. With homelessness increasing in many California cities, including San Diego, people living on our streets is now a hot-button issue. In San Diego, 8,742 people were homeless a year ago, and the number of people unsheltered increased by 4.3 percent from 2014 to 2015.  Read full article here.