NewsBy Hope Davis June 22, 2022
West End encampment sweep displaces ‘staple of the community’
Artist experiencing homelessness’ belongings destroyed, and his presence as a community staple upended in encampment sweep.
August 7, 2019
Services: Showers, Laundry, Case Management, Access to Computers, Phone, and Mail, Shelter, Food, Medical Care, and Recreation.
Location: NW Washington D.C.
OpinionBy David Alpert June 12, 2019
This map shows even more starkly how inequitably distributed DC’s affordable housing is
A 2018 map of DC illustrates the major inequities of available affordable housing in high-income areas of DC and concentration in a few lower-income areas.
ArtBy Frederic John November 19, 2018
The Crane of Damocles
A man experiencing homelessness writes a poem on a crane that has been looming over Georgetown after the stop of construction.
NewsBy Brianne Talocka November 2, 2016
REMEMBERING OUR VETERANS: Georgetown Bakery Serves Up Pathways to Employment
Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown is “baking a difference” by providing job training for disabled veterans.
ArtBy Sheila White July 15, 2016
Vendor artist poem on riding the bus.
NewsBy Roberta Haber June 15, 2016
Georgetown Law Housing, Poverty and Policy Forum
Author Matthew Desmond and policy experts talked about the state of affordable housing in the U.S. at Georgetown Law
ArtBy Frederic John June 15, 2016
Glover Park Day 2016: Blues and Funk Hold Back the Rain Gods
Frederic John recounts an impressive line-up at Glover Park Day 2016.
NewsBy Zola Zhou April 26, 2016
Bill Hassay Uses Music to Make a Living
Master violinist and former orchestra player, Hassay has found a new stage on the corner of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
NewsBy Abby Hershberger April 20, 2016
Georgetown Study Finds Subsidized Jobs Sustainable
The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality released a report called “Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs.”…
ArtBy Eric Thompson-Bey February 22, 2016
The Other Side of the Snow
The weatherman had been calling for a snow blizzard all week long. People were stocking up on food and household…
NewsBy Eric Falquero / Olivia Aldridge / Jonas Schau / Alex Zielinski November 18, 2015
#CampWatergate Controversy Continues
The District of Columbia prohibits camping and any other form of “temporary abode.” On Friday, November 13 a long-standing camp of homeless men and women learned that this ordinance would soon be enforced. The story continues to develop…
NewsBy Eric Falquero November 15, 2015
City Prepares to Disband Virginia Avenue Camp of Homeless People
Blocks away from The George Washington University, 18 tents sit nestled in the shadow of the Watergate complex. Despite the…
NewsBy Emma Holland March 11, 2015
Georgetown Freshman Founds Press, Builds Solidarity in Homeless Community
Before his first semester at Georgetown University, freshman Andrew O’Brien hatched an idea to create a booklet to tell the…
NewsBy Kelsey Reid September 11, 2013
Legal Project: Seeking Creative Solutions
Since the recession hit five years ago, the rise in family homelessness has gotten a lot of attention from city…
NewsBy Kelsey Reid August 28, 2013
Center Offers Community for Vulnerable Homeless Population
Beneath the bridges of genteel Georgetown, not far from the mansions and embassies, there is an invisible village of small makeshift homes.
ArtBy Jenny Gudmundsen August 28, 2013
Impressions of Street Sense
On Friday, August 23, I was introduced to my new internship organization, Street Sense. The new interns were invited to a barbeque in honor of the newspaper’s vendors, and I was lucky to join the party.
OpinionBy Chris Shaw July 17, 2013
Chris Shaw recalls his time in a blues band.
NewsBy Eric Thompson-Bey March 10, 2013
Georgetown-Syracuse: The Rivalry
One of college basketball’s biggest rivalries will be cut short when Syracuse leaves the Big East conference and becomes a…
NewsBy Lanie Rivera February 27, 2013
Faithful Heeding Call to Serve
Interfaith collaboration to help the poor is a hot topic right now among religious leaders. That was evident in megachurch…
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