In Sacramento, right outside California’s gleaming state Capitol, dozens of homeless people live on the streets. Here is Debbie Bartley, a grandmother who was one of them until last year. She now ekes by selling a street publication, helping others who still live on the edge.
At the corner of power and poverty
Photos by Steve Yeater for CALmatters. Audio and editing by Matt Levin.
This is part of a collaboration by media outlets in California that are reporting about homelessness on June 29, 2016. The effort is led by the San Francisco Chronicle and includes about 70 news organizations. More information on the project is here. You can follow the stories on Twitter and Facebook.