LIVE: Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day 2016

This year’s Homeless Persons Memorial Day has passed. Links to our coverage of local events, in chronological order, is listed here. You may still recap collaborative coverage of the national observance below.

48* Dead:
Homeless advocates question city budget priorities, morals

The March:
Outside looking in

War Stories:
Community open mic on surviving homelessness

The Longview:
“Homeless Homeless Advocate” calls for more collaboration

Community Unity:
Demonstrators distribute warm clothing downtown

The Ask:
Grieving advocates demand investments in housing

The List:
Interfaith service mourns lost neighbors

Where did they go?

On and around the first day of winter, Dec. 21, an estimated 112 events are being held in 39 states, honoring 2,675 people who have died while unhoused, according to the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH).

Issues |Living Unsheltered

Region |Washington DC

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