Homeless
The Motel Kids of Orange County

Pelosi, Alexandra
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Film
Cx Number:  CX16783

Follows a group of children as their families struggle to live survive in one of the country's wealthiest areas.

Abstract:  A documentary that explores the world of children who reside in discount motels within walking distance of Disneyland, living in limbo as their families struggle to survive in one of the wealthiest regions of America. The parents of motel kids are often hard workers who don't earn enough to own or rent homes. As a result, they continue to live week-to-week in motels, hoping against hope for an opportunity that might allow them to move up in the O.C.

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