National Geographic takes a deeper dive into San Diego’s Safe Parking Program founded by Dr. Teresa Smith, CEO of Dreams for Change. This video draws attention to the growing problem that thousands of America’s homeless families are facing each day. Instead of turning to shelters, they live in their cars because of the high cost of housing.
The costs of renting aren’t getting any lower any time soon, and the average rental price is $2,000 per month in Southern California. Take this behind the scenes journey to experience how Dreams for Change’s Safe Parking Program helps address San Diego’s radically high housing costs.