1. Sharon drinks a small bottle of vodka in front of a group of men near a Market Street bus stop in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, January 31, 2017. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  2. Jerome Knott speaks with twin sisters at Love A Child Missions in Bay Point, Calif. Saturday, December 10, 2016. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  3. Kat Vasquez, a retired CHP officer poses for a photo near the destruction of her home after the North Bay fires spread through in Santa Rosa, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 28, 2017. Kat is still decided whether to rebuild or relocate. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  4. Star Talker of Sacramento poses for a photo during the Indigenous People’s Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering at Alcatraz Island in San Francisco on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
  5. Dilek, of Istanbul, sits with her daughter Ella for a portrait. Dilek is fully blind and cares for her daughter with her husband Levent, who is also blind. Dilek says motherhood is no different than it would be for a sighted person; she feels the same happiness. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  6. A man poses for a photo while listening to music on Market Street in San Francisco, Calif. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  7. Robert Red "International Red" and Michael Fisher "Big Mike" pose for a portrait on Stevenson and 6th streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, February 9, 2017. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  8. Jordan Fong, 8, lies on top of a tent in the backyard of her home in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Fong is the first girl to join Boy Scouts of America, whose program no longer includes "boy" in their name. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  9. Nisha (a pseudonym) came to America in 2015 on an H-4 visa. Shortly after, her husband became physically and verbally abusive but Nisha was dependent on his income due to her immigration status. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  10. Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, a democratic candidate running for California State Assembly, poses for a photo outside of her office in Lafayette, Calif., on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  11. Hiwaida Elarabi, of Sudan, a plaintiff in the Ramos v. Neilsen lawsuit, poses for a photo at The Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  12. George Bisharat, 63, (aka Big Harp George) holds a chromatic harmonica in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, September 24, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  13. Renee McGhee, 62, poses for a photo inside her home in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. When Gov. Jerry Brown signed #AB626 into law on Sept. 18, California became the first state to legalize the sale of home-cooked meals. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  14. Terema Pettus cracks a smile in front of the triplex building she lives in, after receiving a 60-day eviction notice without reason, in Oakland, Calif., on October 20, 2018. Pettus says she remains hopeful that God will provide for her family although she has no plans of where they will go. ©Sarahbeth Maney/In These Times
  15. Terema Pettus (left) and her daughter, Donmonique Daniels, 26, peer over the edge of their porch at the building they are being evicted from, in Oakland, Calif., on October 20, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/In These Times
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    Rudy Horabuena boxes in his garage in Manteca, Calif. Sunday, September 18, 2016. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney