Stockton, After the Bankruptcy

By Jane Hwang and Suzanne Woolley - 2012-08-24T19:02:51Z

Photograph by Daryl Peveto/LUCEO

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The economic downturn hit Stockton especially hard. Shantytowns have popped up near service centers, such as Stockton Shelter for the Homeless, across from the city dump. With almost 1 person in 3 living below the poverty line, many are now homeless with few options.