On this episode of 'Homeless in San Diego: Real People, Real Stories,' host Greg Anglea, CEO of Interfaith Community Services, is joined by Steve Binder, Deputy Public Defender and Co-founder of innovative court program: Homeless Court.
Steve and Greg discuss the game-changing court program that helps homeless individuals get back on their feet and leave the streets. Steve provides listeners with a behind-the-scenes look at the origination of Homeless Court in San Diego, how the program works, and the national expansion of this first-of-its-kind program.
Calls to Action:
Request that our officials cease using the criminal justice system as a way to cite/arrest homeless people and, instead, to fund programs and strengthen opportunity for people struggling with homelessness
Learn more about the Homeless Court Program in San Diego by clicking here
Voice your support of Homeless Court by reaching out to the American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty