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‘It’s unsettling’: Honoring those who died in 2023 without a home

Cities around the country are holding memorials Thursday to honor people who died this year while experiencing homelessness. This comes as homelessness is up 12% nationwide.

Here & Now’s Deepa Fernandes speaks with Niki Wattson, who helps unhoused people in Indianapolis through her role as street outreach manager for the nonprofit Horizon House.

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