About TJ Johnston

TJ Johnston is a San Francisco-based journalist whose work has appeared in Street Sheet, Street Spirit, SF Public Press, Newsdesk.org and Poor Magazine, among others. He is also an alumnus of the Raising Our Voices journalism workshop at Media Alliance and an award-winning copy editor whose services are available. If you're on LinkedIn, see his profile or follow his tweets on Twitter at TJJohnston415. Or contact him TJJohnston415 at gmail dot com.

Clearing the Snakepit

Street Sheet, Nov. 6, 2017

The Snakepit was one of the longest surviving homeless encampments in San Francisco. At least, it was until October 19 when police announced to the occupants that they had to vacate. (more)


The Case for Beds in the Bayview

Street Sheet, San Francisco Bay View and 48 Hills, June 1, 2017

According to homeless service providers, the Bayview has 40 percent of San Francisco’s homeless population, but only seven percent of the services. Because of this disparity, they recommend opening a new, full-service shelter. (more)