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Charissa Koh

Charissa Koh

Charissa is a WORLD reporter who often writes about poverty-fighting and criminal justice. She resides with her family in Atlanta.

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Articles by Charissa Koh
Passion and plodding in pastoral ministry

Passion and plodding in pastoral ministry

Early zeal for evangelism propelled Brad Evans into ministry, but 38 years of shepherding a congregation through disagreements taught him steadiness

Counsel for loving God and others more

What one nonprofit learned from giving handouts

Cities might end pandemic programs that used hotels for housing


Attorneys work to keep alleged victims of an accused OB-GYN in the country

Renters who felt short-term benefits could end up worse off

Los Angeles’ new homeless program sends more people back to the streets than to permanent housing

Pandemic closures leave the elderly without important services

Sobering centers are a new model to help cities handle public intoxication and provide addicts with treatment opportunities, yet some worry they may enable bad behavior

His administration could revive an ill-fated attempt to regulate equality in housing