Vigil honors Jose Navarro and 42 other individuals who died on D.C. streets in 2021
One month after Jose Navarro died on the steps of Foundry United Methodist Church, a vigil honors his life and the lives of 42 others. Advocates for the homeless community now push for wealth taxes to end chronic homelessness in his and their honor.
A Ward 4 church made it possible to build 99 new units of affordable housing
City officials and church members gathered for a March 13 ribbon cutting at The Beacon Center, where all 99 of the new housing units have been set aside as affordable housing. A renovated Emory United Methodist Church sits at the center of the complex, which also houses community spaces and the church’s outreach programs.
Street Sense Interview: Council Member Adrian Fenty
Adrian Fenty, a life long resident of Washington D.C., is serving his second term as elected representative for Ward 4. He currently is Chairman of the Council’s Committee on Human Services, with oversight over the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, Child and Family Services Administration, Department of Human Services, and Office of Aging.
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