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.
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..
Episode 42: Keeping the dream alive (part 2)
Justice is love in action. Justice for the Unhoused community is ending criminalizing them with brutal sweeps. Please hear their first hand accounts from unhoused Downtown LA residents Shirley, Rosie, Harvey and the organizers who are fighting with them. Now is the time to listen and do what is right
Episode 41: Keeping the Dream Alive
Dr. King is known for one speech. Supporters of his speeches use it to provide the fire to continue his legacy. Detractors use it to weaponize against the people Dr. King champion. This two part episode captures love in action.
Episode 40: Santa Cruz Drowning Our Unhoused Lives and Rights Away
WTU travels to Santa Cruz to see the similarities and differences of how Unhoused people are treated there compared to LA. Theo interviews Unhoused community members including Alicia Kuhl, and organizers with Food Not Bombs.
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!
This is one of my favorite Pod Casts! I look forward to it every-time a new ep is uploaded!
I truly admire the host and respect the subject matter but could a sound engineer please contact him and help with the sound quality? The people invoked deserve it. If it’s an equipment issue I’m sure people would chip in to buy him new equipment. I’m in.