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Homelessness: Ohana zones, not sweeps, offer value

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DENNIS ODA / 2016

“Sweeps are necessary in some cases, but we should recognize the harm they do, and stop pretending that they help solve homelessness. Where people have built stable street communities, we should work hard to support them,” writes James Koshiba, a local policy researcher, consultant and social entrepreneur.