What happens when the city of San Francisco takes down a homeless encampment? One initiative attempts to steer former encampment residents into a center that connects them to a shelter, health services and the coveted housing pipeline. But entering the program does not always lead to permanent housing.
Peter graduated from Brown University with B.A.'s in Modern Culture & Media and Cognitive Science. His professional career has included stints as an editorial staffer at Wired Magazine, a touring musician and songwriter and a neuroscience researcher. His work has been published in The Bold Italic, Wired, SFGate and various academic journals. He is also the co-author of the non-fiction book "The Heretic: Daily Therapeutics for Entrepreneurs.” Peter covers the Bay Area’s homeless crisis and environmental issues for the Peninsula Press through narrative and multimedia storytelling. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and young daughter.