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. 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. We aren’t millionaires, not by far,” said Fisher. “But we are working on a project right now that is going to help the people first and help us second." ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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, 55, boxes in his garage in Manteca, Calif. Sunday, September 18, 2016. Horabuena had the dream of becoming a professional boxer. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  11. (Left) Retired Berkeley officers, Alyson Hart and Andrew Rateaver, kneel for a photo with their search and rescue dog, Gig, at their Bay Area home in Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  12. Tiffany Miller of Walnut Creek, poses for a photo near Oakland International Airport in Calif., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Miller is campaigning to change the name of Oakland International Airport to Maggie Gee International Airport, named after a Chinese Women Airforce Service Pilot in World War II. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  13. Domonique Walker, Allanah Garcia and Noey Guess and Bobbi Perfection pose for a photo to represent the meaning of sisterhood at Lake Merritt in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney
  14. Jordan Fong, 8, covers the word boy on her scout uniform for a portrait 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