Aleta Sprague

Aleta Sprague is a writer based in Los Angeles and a program fellow with the Family-Centered Social Policy program at New America.

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Saturday’s two-hour event, which interspersed the women’s testimony with song, prayer, and calls to action, laid bare the human cost of L.A.’s housing crisis. (Photo: Poor People's Campaign) Views
Thursday, December 06, 2018
In Los Angeles, the Poor People’s Campaign Makes a Powerful Case for Housing as a Human Right
When Silvia Hernandez first immigrated to California over two decades ago, she worked tirelessly to support her family. After holding jobs in sweatshops, factories, and housekeeping, she pursued a cosmetology license and began doing hair professionally. She was well aware that the “place where I...
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