Steve Hillard speaks to a friend on the phone in a homeless encampment where he has slept for the last seven years in San Diego, California, on Sept. 22, 2017. To prevent his things from being taken or moved, his bed and other belongings are tied up to the fence beside him.
Nour Abtini, back left, arrived to El Cajon in Southern California, with his family in September, after they fled Syria for Jordan. He dances hip-hop often during the lunch break at his middle school. He discovered his passion for hip-hop dance through YouTube, saying he wants to try out for America’s Got Talent and win a million dollars for his mom.
Former Uber driver, Rachel Galindo gets ready for the day in her home on April 30, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. As a transgender person, Galindo says she faced a lot of discrimination while driving for the company. She is barred from driving with Uber indefinitely.
Few tents remain in a homeless encampment in downtown San Diego which has recently been swept clean as part of the City of San Diego’s work to counter the hepatitis A outbreak in California, on Sept. 22, 2017. The outbreak has left 16 dead and over 400 people hospitalized.
Golfers play a round on the Trump National Golf Club in Los Angles, California on July 9, 2017. Price and an individuals thoughts on President Trump have driven many to play at other golf courses instead.
Daniel Coles tracks the location of the bus that he will ride to Walmart for his 4 a.m. shift on Oct. 5, 2017, in Los Angeles, Calif. Coles leaves home at 12:45 a.m. to catch the last bus and then waits in the break-room at Walmart until his shift starts. He accrued debt after earning a business degree that he hoped would give him a promotion at Walmart.
Demonstrators are blocked by Police at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) while protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order blocking visitors from seven predominantly Muslim nations in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
Colombians who backed the peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, show their disappointment after the deal was narrowly rejected in a referendum on October 2, 2016, in Bogotá, Colombia. President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC rebels agreed to end the five-decade-long armed conflict that killed more than 220,000 people ended the following month.
A doctor performs an abortion at a women’s reproductive health clinic on January 18, 2016, in Bogotá, Colombia. Colombia has relatively liberal abortion laws compared to some of its South American neighbors - women can legally gets abortions when their health is in danger, the fetus is severely deformed or in cases of rape - but political opposition and bureaucratic hurdles make access difficult and drive women to dangerous illegal procedures.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to propose a downsizing of many US monuments. The San Gabriel Mountains are included in the list of 27 monuments under review by the the Trump Administration. The slashes to park funding would affect thousands of jobs, close campgrounds and facilities would fall further into disrepair.
Jess Morales Rocketto chant with a group of supporters at a rally for Wendy Carrillo in Los Angeles, California on April 1, 2017. Carrillo is a candidate for Congress in California’s 34th district.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, president of the left-wing political party National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), is followed by supporters as he leaves an event in Los Angeles, on Feb. 12, 2017. The politician is the early frontrunner in Mexico's 2018 presidential race.
Water is collected at a well in La Guajira, Colombia. In 2016 the region suffered the worst drought in history.
Daniel Uriana helps his sister Mildred Uriana with homework in the bedroom they share in La Guajira, Colombia. They live less than three miles from a highly productive coal pit of Cerrejón. Although representatives of the mine claim the it has zero effect on neighboring communities, the air is always thick with coal particles.
Babies nap at Fundación Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar, a non-profit organization that provides impovershed mothers healthcare, psychological therapy and job training in Cartagena, Colombia.
Thousands of people take part in a march for peace in downtown Bogotá on October 5, 2016, in Colombia. After Colombia's peace deal to end the armed conflict was rejected in a referendum, university students organized the event to demand that the government continues their efforts to achieve peace.
Children play at Plaza Bolivar in Bogotá, Colombia.
A pot of rice boils in La Guajira, Colombia. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights have ordered Colombia to take action against poverty in the region where more than 4,000 indigenous children have died of malnutrition in the past eight years.
A group of Wayuu people, indigenous to La Guajira in northern Colombia, leave a burial ceremony. Twenty-four-year-old Maricela Ipiayu was diagnosed with diabetes at 19 and later died of extreme malnutrution.
Fernanda Forero and Andres Labrador hug in Plaza Bolivar during a political rally to end the Colombian conflict in Bogotá, Colombia. Overheard all around them, "que la guerra descansa en paz!" The war should rest in peace.