Op-Ed: Are We Serious About Ending Homelessness—or Pushing Out Homeless People?

San Jose, a city with a million residents and 4,000 people living on the streets, no longer has a 24-hour emergency homeless.

San Jose Weighs Resolution Condemning President Trump’s Family Separation Policy

San Jose will consider a resolution Tuesday denouncing the Trump administration’s separation of families at the U.S. border.

Regional Minimum Wage Plan Gains Support, Could Include Controversial Exemptions

A regional minimum wage plan has generated broad support, but also anxiety that a segment of low-income workers will be left behind.

Councilman Khamis’ Housing Proposal on Arrests, Evictions Called a ‘Police State’ Overreach

San Jose is considering an ordinance that would make it easier for landlords to evict tenants if they’re arrested but never charged with a crime.

Bill Wilson Center Events Promote National Homeless & Runaway Prevention Month

November is National Homeless & Runaway Prevention Month and Santa Clara County is not immune to the reality of this issue. You can make a difference this month by taking an active role at a pair of National Homeless & Runaway Prevention Month events in the South Bay.

Housing Plan Needs Options for Low-Income Youth

The city’s commitment to urbanizing our communities should be applauded, but the means to house San Jose’s most vulnerable populations must not be overlooked.

Poll: Most Californians Favor Sheltering Migrant Children

Most California voters would rather have the U.S. shelter rather than deport the tens of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children entering the country illegally, according to a poll released Wednesday.

County, Nonprofits Take Steps to Help Children in Border Crisis

The number of unaccompanied immigrant minors crossing into the United States has increased nearly five times over during the last three years. On Tuesday, the county Board of Supervisors voted to further explore ways to help these children.

Leaders Should Learn About the Lives, Challenges of the Homeless

Foster care youth advocate Sparky Harlan invites lawmakers and leaders to learn firsthand from people who experience homelessness.

County Office of Ed Dysfunction Leaves Foster Youth in the Lurch

San Jose Inside has learned that the Santa Clara County Office of Education cut tutoring services for foster youth and filed questionable federal grant reports while wasting more than a half-million dollars that could have helped the county’s most needy children.