San Diego In Recession, An Envision San Diego Special Presentation

As the recession deepens in San Diego County, more families are finding themselves standing in food lines and losing their jobs and homes. In the San Diego Unified School District – the second largest district in the state of California - nearly 60 percent of all families are eligible for the free and reduced-cost lunch program. More than 900 children in this one school district are homeless. Some families are living in their cars, others in shelters and motels. KPBS Television presents, San Diego in Recession, a special documentary on the new face of the homeless and the hungry, produced in high definition.

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