A day at the beach with Rochelle Walker
Rochelle L. Walker is a 59-year-old painter and writer. She’s worked as an artist and vendor for Street Sense Media for three years. After her apartment building was shut down, Walker received efficiency housing through a local homeless services provider and discovered Street Sense Media in the process.
This nonprofit is tackling the achievement gap through arts empowerment
The Community Enrichment Project (CEP) is a youth civic engagement and empowerment nonprofit with a mission to enhance underserved communities by empowering young leaders. This article explores the work founder Lauren Grimes is doing with local youth.
Invisible Words recognizes the harsh reality of people experiencing homelessness
Last month, the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) and the Eleven Eleven Foundation premiered the exhibit “Invisible Words” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, dedicated to furthering people’s understanding of the hardships of people experiencing homelessness.
DC residents celebrate Emancipation Day
The 160th emancipation day, which celebrates the anniversary of freedom for 3,100 enslaved people, took place in person for the first time in two years. But the celebrations were joined with calls for D.C. statehood, as residents watched the parade, listened to music, and enjoyed a fireworks display.
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