Homeless Districts Are Not a Progressive Solution

Tyler Shewbert
Jun 1, 2020 · 5 min read
Stickman’s encampment on The Embarcadero

The creation of “Safe Sleeping” areas in San Francisco is not a progressive solution to the city’s homeless crisis. It does nothing to deal with the root causes of homelessness, and without the proper tools in place to deal with those root causes, the homeless “districts” will turn into internment camps. It is more comforting for the average citizen in San Francisco allow the homeless population to be…