NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia November 2, 2022
How to vote in next week’s election
D.C. voters will go to the polls on Nov. 8 to vote for the city’s mayor and council members.
OpinionBy Meg Maguire April 19, 2021
How can Ward 3 reach the Mayor’s affordable housing goal?
Meg Maguire looks at how the District can bolster affordable housing in its wealthiest areas to reach Mayor Bowser’s goal of 1,990 new units of affordable housing by 2025.
NewsBy Ben Gutman February 18, 2021
Protesters call for Biden’s domestic policy chief to cancel rent
Tenants from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia marched to the home of White House domestic policy chief Susan Rice on Jan. 23 and called on the Biden administration to include rent cancelation in the latest COVID-19 relief package proposal
OpinionBy Patty Stonesifer August 26, 2020
Being antiracist requires education and action in your own neighborhood
Patty Stonesifer, former CEO of Martha’s Table and Ward 3 resident, offers a call to action to examine the racism and racial bias present in her neighborhood.
August 9, 2019
The Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church
Services: ID Services, ESL Classes
Location: NW Washington D.C.
August 8, 2019
St. Columba’s Episcopal Church: Water Ministry
Services: Food, Shower, Laundry, 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.
NewsBy Reginald Black April 3, 2019
Residents in Ward 3 seek to understand homeless services
“We can be the government that ends homelessness,” said one councilmember.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Eric Falquero November 29, 2018
Vendor Memorial: Charles Davis
Charles Martin Davis died of natural causes and was found in his bedroom on Oct. 21, according to a police report. Davis, a Street Sense Media vendor, writer and illustrator, was 55 years young. He often sold newspapers in the Tenleytown neighborhood.
OpinionBy Reginald Black March 14, 2018
All DC’s 8 wards must focus on housing
Vendor Reginald Black calls for a comprehensive, city-wide approach to replacing D.C. General with local family shelters.
OpinionBy Ken Martin November 1, 2017
You’re not smarter than a fifth grader
Ken Martin shares his experiences in homelessness with a class of fifth graders at National Presbyterian School
NewsBy Ken Martin / Roberta Haber June 28, 2017
Senator Al Franken on Ending Homelessness
Senator Al Franken sat down with Street Sense vendor Ken Martin to discuss homelessness, gentrification and Bill Maher.
OpinionBy Ken Martin June 14, 2017
Kids Lending a Hand
While many adults have grown complacent, kids continue to do the hard work necessary to end homelessness
ArtBy Ken Martin August 25, 2016
Street Sense Readers Celebrate Chick-fil-A in Tenleytown
Vendor artist describes opening of new fast food restaurant location.
ArtBy Patty Smith / Angie Whitehurst June 23, 2016
A Play at Wilson High School
A group of Street Sense vendors and Wilson High School students showcased the “Devising Hope” play.
June 2, 2016
Services: Housing/Shelter, Employment Assistance, Youth Services, Medical/Health Care, Food, Showers, Laundry
Locations: NW Washington D.C.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Ken Martin / Angie Whitehurst June 2, 2016
Vendor Memorial: Sharron “Sunny” Chadwick
Sunny Chadwick passed away in the hospital on May 2, 2016. She was 59 years young. Services were arranged by her family.
May 31, 2016
Aging and Disabilities Resource Center
Services: Food, Case Management
Locations: NW, NE, and SE Washington D.C.
OpinionBy Ken Martin April 4, 2016
The Intersection of Art, Poverty, Activism
A special event took place Monday March 21, 2016 at the McKinley Building on American University’s campus. This semester, a…
NewsBy Desmond Austin-Miller March 31, 2016
High Costs and Developer Gains Delay Approval of DC General Replacement Plan
D.C. Council reviews Mayor Muriel Bowser’s replacement plan for DC General family shelter for the first time.
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