Charisma Stokes, her two children, and her disabled mother are homeless. “I am really tired. I try not to cry, but it is so hard dealing with this. It’s crazy," she said. Stokes said she came to Richmond in October 2022 after fleeing a domestic violence situation in Baltimore, Maryland. She stayed with a family member for a few months, but then that family member was evicted, leaving Stokes with nowhere to go. Since March, Stokes said she's been bouncing from hotel to hotel.