567,000 people are homeless in America — half of them live in just two states.

Karla Garcia’s dad lost his job during the 2008 financial crisis and their family hasn’t recovered. The family first sold everything in the house, including the her mattress and those of her siblings so at night they would all get into the same bed. The Garcias had to make tradeoffs between gas or electric, until one day they returned home from work and school one day to find the doors locked. Karla remembers the day when their whole family moved into a van, as…

Jeremy Ney

MIT Grad Speaker 2020, now writing about inequality || follow along @ bit.ly/SubstackAmericanInequality

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