Homeless in Plain Sight

We see them every day. The man standing along the freeway ramp asking for money. The woman, dressed in layers, pushing a shopping cart. People walking into libraries carrying bags stuffed with personal belongings.

Comments are made among co-workers, friends and family. It seems many people are talking around the issue of homelessness, but not really talking about it.

The Elephant In The Room Is The Person On The Street

KJZZ hopes to start a community conversation by launching a five-part series on homelessness in the Valley. Explore the topics on this page for an in-depth look at the people and businesses affected, what's being done to improve things, and the most effective ways you can help.