Sacramento Voices correspondent Sunshine Pruett is a passionate advocate for homeless people in South Sacramento and across our community. She knows what she’s talking about. She’s been homeless herself. Pruett raises some provocative questions about the community’s relative compassion — citing the outpouring of assistance given to fire victims and even stray pets — toward our homeless neighbors. Her essay follows.
About R.E. Graswich
R.E. Graswich, the Sacramento Voices coordinator, has four decades of experience in Sacramento media, communications, policy and politics. Career highlights: Sacramento Bee Metro columnist, video columnist for CBS 13, drive-time co-anchor for KFBK, Special Assistant to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and author of the Amazon sports best-seller "Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA's Orphan Team," a history of the most traveled franchise in U.S. major league sports.