In My Experience: Working While Homeless

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A homeless man sleeps in front of his tent along Van Ness Avenue in downtown San Francisco, California on June, 27, 2016.  (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Imagine if once you clocked out of work, your next job was trying to find a place to shower and sleep. According to San Francisco’s 2017 Homeless Count and Survey, about 13 percent of San Francisco’s nearly 7,500 homeless people have part- or full-time work. As part of KQED’s weeklong coverage of homelessness in the Bay Area, we talk with homeless individuals who are employed and trying to find stable housing. If you've experienced homelessness, please share your insights and experiences.

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Daeshane Moore, four years homeless, works at Civicorps
Rocheall Pierre, two years homeless, works two part-time jobs (caterer & Uber driver)
Dominic Griffin, three months homeless, seeking employment
Kenyatta, 10 years homeless, does on-call work