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A woman walks past a dowtown L.A. homeless encampment beneath an overpass in April 2020
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Pushed Out: LA's Unhoused Women
We are exploring why domestic or intimate partner violence is the biggest reason women experience homelessness in L.A. County.
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How The Social Services System Pushes Domestic Violence Survivors Toward Homelessness
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Pushed Out: Nikki's Story of Domestic Violence and Homelessness