For Homeless Families, Finding a Home Is a Give-and-Take

By Stephanie Martin Taylor, KQED News Fix

When classes let out for the day at Bessie Carmichael Elementary in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, Principal Tina Lagdamen high-fives each boy and girl, and says the same thing, over and over again: “See you tomorrow.”

This seemingly simple phrase is an important reassurance for many of these kids, Lagdamen explains. Roughly 80 families at this school are homeless, which translates to more than 100 children here who are living in shelters, couch-surfing with family and friends, or even sleeping in cars.

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