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The Myths and Realities of Homelessness

By some estimates there are at least 20 thousand people in the Tampa Bay Area without a home on any given night. Most of them do not fit the stereotype of the drug addicted derelict. In fact, many are among the working poor and a growing number are families, or women with children.

Our panel of experts will discuss some of the root causes and investigate some possible long-term solutions.

Program Schedule

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Kevin Ambler - State Representative of Lutz
Mark Engelhardt - of the Florida Mental Health Institute at USF
Michael Stoops - Executive Director of the National Coalition for the Homeless
Dr. Brad Paul - Executive Director of the National Policy Council on Homelessness



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