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.
OpinionBy Aida Peery July 12, 2023
Vendor Aida Peery on the impact of the Canadian wildfires on the U.S. environment.
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.
NewsBy Jessica Rich July 5, 2023
Ribbon cutting for Sharon’s Place marks addition to D.C.’s N Street Village
N St Village opened a new transitional housing facility for women, named after homeless rights advocate Sharon Hart.
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.
OpinionBy Lori Smith May 10, 2023
Homelessness is not an image problem
“Homelessness is an image problem” is a message I’ve received often.
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.
ArtBy Redbook Mango March 1, 2023
A poem by Redbook Mango exploring the meaning of life.
OpinionBy Aaron Howe / Shannon Clark January 11, 2023
Repeating the same mistakes: Why encampment evictions do more harm than good
Remora House, a mutual aid collective that started in March 2020, says more and more people are being evicted from federal properties without being offered appropriate support and it needs to stop.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia December 23, 2022
NPS clears Scott Circle encampment in freezing weather
The National Park Service recently cleared an encampment at Scott Circle during a hypothermia alert. The agency plans to remove all encampments on federal land in D.C. by the end of 2023.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia November 30, 2022
After four years of fighting for their rights, domestic workers are on the cusp of victory
D.C.’s domestic workers have spent four years fighting for a bill of rights. The council has just a few weeks left to pass it.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia October 26, 2022
DC companies will pay historic fine for discriminating against people with vouchers
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced a $10 million settlement with real estate companies that refused to rent to people with vouchers.
NewsBy Sophia Thomas September 21, 2022
It takes a whole village: ‘SHERO’ community walk celebrates community efforts to curb homelessness
Street Village, a homeless services nonprofit located in Washington, D.C. is hosting a community walk this fall to shed light on the challenges women face while experiencing homelessness.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia September 21, 2022
Sybil Taylor’s been at Street Sense for 14 years, and she’s still learning new things
Long-time vendor Sybil Taylor shares how she began creating art for the paper this year.
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