01/20/16 / LOS ANGELES/ Homeless Guillermo Medina Chavez speaks to La Opinion at an encampment near Wilshire and Hoover in Los Angeles. A growing number of displaced people are spreading out from downtown Los Angeles in an effort to escape the violence of skid row. (Photo by Aurelia Ventura/La Opinion)

01/20/16 / LOS ANGELES/ Homeless Guillermo Medina Chavez speaks to La Opinion at an encampment near Wilshire and Hoover in Los Angeles. A growing number of displaced people are spreading out from downtown Los Angeles in an effort to escape the violence of skid row. (Photo by Aurelia Ventura/La Opinion)