And when the financial crisis hit in 2006, Camden got hit hard. Really hard. Off highway I-676 at Exit 5A lies a place called Transition Park, better known as Tent City. The community even has an official website and they post strict rules for anyone looking to stay there.
If you think you’ve seen poverty, get ready to be shocked at what you’re about to see.
This is what it looks like
People have been living here for years.
The rules of the tent city
Residents are interviewed
Transition Park from James Aom on Vimeo.
Video of Transition Park