OpinionBy Jeffery McNeil January 31, 2024
Is Black History Month due for a major overhaul?
Jeffery McNeil writes about his frustration and complicated relationship with Black History Month.
OpinionBy Mars January 17, 2024
Mars writes about his resolutions for the new year.
ArtBy Rochelle Walker January 17, 2024
Happy birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.!
A new piece from Rochelle Walker.
OpinionBy Angie Whitehurst January 3, 2024
Angie Whitehurst writes about Vanessa Fluker, an attorney fighting for tenants’ rights in Michigan.
ArtBy Chris Cole December 6, 2023
Crack is whack
When Chris Cole reads a poem, you pay attention. Read her latest spoken, and written word.
ArtBy Nikila Smith December 6, 2023
Then and now
A new poem from Nikila Smith examines race and violence across generations.
OpinionBy Lori Smith November 22, 2023
The freedom of information age
When it’s hard to access vital government records, people experiencing homelessness suffer, Lori Smith argues.
ArtBy Degnon Dovonou November 8, 2023
Homeless is not a joke
Gigi Dovonou explains why he prefers the term “houseless.”
NewsBy Taylor Nichols November 8, 2023
Coffee with a purpose: How this business owner is making a difference for LGBTQ+ youth
Skyler Kelley opened Brij Coffee with one goal in mind — to use profits to help folks without stable housing.
NewsBy Cole Kindiger August 30, 2023
New Arlington art installation commemorates uprooted Black neighborhood
Nekisha Durret’s ‘Queen City,’ a sculpture in an Arlington park, memorializes a Black community displaced by the Pentagon.
NewsBy Anna Tsioulias August 16, 2023
How a file cabinet grew into a mail service for people experiencing homelessness
So Others Might Eat runs a mailroom for people experiencing homelessness to receive packages, letters, checks, and documents.
OpinionBy Jeffery McNeil July 19, 2023
Life is better when you win
Jeffery McNeil on the value of a merit-based system.
NewsBy Jessica Rich July 12, 2023
Homelessness amongst LGBTQI+ identifying youth is common. Can the federal government end it?
HUD announced on June 8 that it will launch a new campaign to support LGBTQ+ identifying youth experiencing homelessness.
OpinionBy Lori Smith May 24, 2023
Homelessness is as American as apple pie
Lori Smith on the origin of homelessness in America.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia May 24, 2023
The laws DC is funding in this year’s budget
D.C.’s budget will help the city implement bills to protect domestic workers, street vendors and young people in foster care.
ArtBy Angie Whitehurst May 10, 2023
To be free
Artist/Vendor Angie Whitehurst shares a poem.
OpinionBy Donté Turner April 26, 2023
Sleeping on the job?
It’s bad enough that they took the extra allotment from the pandemic emergency from those of us who still need…
NewsBy Sophia Thomas March 15, 2023
A closer look at the Revised Criminal Code Act
On a Saturday night in Georgetown, Josh Blocker and his electric guitar take center stage near the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia March 8, 2023
DC is expanding human rights protections, but it’s hard for the most vulnerable to report violations
It’s now illegal to discriminate against people experiencing homelessness in D.C., but people face barriers to filing complaints.
NewsBy Kaela Roeder March 8, 2023
President to allow block of DC’s revised criminal code
President Joe Biden announced on March 2 that he will allow Congress to block the passage of a D.C. bill to overhaul the city’s criminal code.
We believe ending homelessness begins with listening to the stories of those who have experienced it.