I’ve lived in this city off and on for about 15 years, and many of those years have been spent in various homes in Civic Center.  We have a number of programs that have developed over the years to address the problem, but it seems to me that we are a long long way from solving it.  Is this an issue that will mark San Francisco forever?  Would there be a better chance of solving the problem if we could reach homeless people within their first year on the streets? What would a targeted program look like?