Anchorage policymakers are debating options for building more shelter space in the city. But there are still people who prefer camping in the open air. Alaska Public Media’s Lex Treinen and Jeff Chen visited a large camp to understand what’s keeping the residents out of the shelter.
Following our initial radio story on this issue, Studio 223, a gallery in Anchorage, contacted us to get connected to Cesar Carberry, the man making custom skateboards. Carberry appeared at their First Friday art show on Sep. 3, 2021 and sold his entire collection.
This particular camp location discussed in the video has since been abated.