We The Unhoused is a podcast that lifts the voices and struggles of the unhoused in LA and beyond. Host Theo Henderson is currently unhoused and resides in Chinatown, Los Angeles. He tackles issues such as police brutality, harassment, policy, and the survival challenges of unhoused people. Through a series of interviews, we will discuss issues that are germane to unhoused people like the cost of living, gentrification, health struggles, harm reduction, and trauma-informed care. The revolution will be heard on this podcast. Tune in each week to be a part of it.
Episode 47 | Nimbyland
Mainstream society don't see the unhoused community as a human being. Mainstream media plays a part and authorizes dismissal of the Unhoused by their slanting all points of view. The hatred of the Unhoused leading the bulk of the attention. Enter Nimbyland. Let's take this episode from another "point of view."
Episode 46: San Francisco Hell Part 2
We The Unhoused returns with part 2 of San Francisco Hell. Featured guests Paul Braden gives us a searing snapshot on how we got to this crisis. A special report is introduced in keeping the Unhoused community safe. Other Los Angeles guests round out the episode. If you wish to see the video portion of the episode please subscribe to We The Unhoused on YouTube.
Episode 45: If You're Going To San Francisco...
If you're going to San Francisco, criminalization of the unhoused is in the air. WTU covers sex work, substance usage, domestic violence, generational trauma, life threatening illness, and family houselessness. Please listen with empathy and an open heart.
Bonus Episode: Lexis-Olivier Ray interviews Theo
Recorded live at UCLA
Episode 44: Return of the Sweeps
Sweeps: the virus continues. Coming to an area near you. Mitch Farrell lied. LAPD lied. Mayor Garcetti lied. A major military occupation on the unhoused community descended upon Echo Park Lake on March 24 and 25. They touted it as a model to treat the Unhoused community. This is reminiscent of past civil rights movements. Please listen to the voices and stories of the Unhoused community and local activists.
Episode 43: Oceanside war on the poor
War leaves nothing else if not destruction and displacement. If you consider the statement, what wars are we engaged in currently? One at the moment is the war on the poor. Who are the heroes in this war? The military? The police? Who were made to be the villans? The unhoused community..
This is the most important and moving podcast. Thank you for reminding us that our unhoused brothers and sisters are human beings and until we’re all doing okay non of us can be okay. You are doing amazing things in the midst of your own struggle. Thank you
Brings critical voices to the conversation
Thank you, Theo, for helping to humanize this issue. Honor and gratitude to all who have shared their life experience and wisdom.
Love you Theo!
Just a guy outta San Diego. Love what you’re doing and I’m a new member but please never stop! We need more people like this individual, so thank you!