Araceli Cruz


One Viral Photo Illustrates The Alarming Employment And Housing Problems Of The Bay Area

Despite having a solid resume, David says he couldn’t land a job since he arrived in the Bay Area last fall. Now thanks to a viral tweet, he’s received hundreds of job offers.

"This is my make-it-or-break-it moment," David Casarez said. "I have to do something crazy."

The 26-year-old told an NBC affiliate that he was just looking for a big opportunity to break into the coveted tech world of Silicon Valley. So, on July 27, Casarez did what many of us have done: got dressed up in a professional outfit, primped up the ol’ resume, and handed it out.

Casarez, however, stood at a busy intersection holding a sign that read: "Homeless, hungry 4 success, take a resume."

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