Down and Out in Dolores Park -- Growing Up Poor in the Bay Area

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Editor's Note: Vegas, 20, a "Crust punk" kid, lives off of the land in and around San Francisco's Dolores Park with dozens of his friends. 

Donny Lumpkins and Ann Bassette are content producers at New America Media. This video was produced for Growing Up Poor in the Bay Area, a community forum held by New America Media, the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health and




Posted Oct 28 2011

These kids are pathetic. Poor with an iphone? Using laundry cents for beer? Seriously?


Posted Mar 24 2012

Terrible video, this video is not news worthy neither sympathetic to these kids. NAM, please don't show content like this.

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