Two activists are trying to bring feminine hygiene products to homeless and incarcerated women.
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Gearin’ Up is a bike shop in Northeast that teaches the youth volunteers skills to help them join the workforce.
Activists and residents protest the sale of Washington Home and Hospice to Sidwell Friends, which will displace more than 200 elderly and disabled.
A new report highlights the supports and needs of homeless students and homeless liaisons.
Community members testified that small businesses needed more D.C. government support in a meeting for the new affordable housing development plan.
Fill a Backpack, Fuel a Dream is accepting donations for the upcoming school year until August 17.
Residents of 801 East Men’s Shelter were relocated due to plumbing issues.
ICH Committee continues the revision process of the 2016-2017 Winter Plan, focusing on emergency contact information.
D.C. government conducted an encampment cleanup near K & 27th St. NW July 28, the second cleanup at the site within five weeks.
Community members in Ivy City get involved with proposals about what to do with specific neighborhood spaces like Crummell School.
12 Kenilworth/Parkside single mothers graduated from a 30-week program which focused on setting and achieving goals such as completing high school or finding a job.
A prisoner died in D.C. jail, potentially due to very hot temperatures.
A man accused of attacking and killing several homeless men in San Diego was arrested July 15.
This story provides insight into why some people experiencing homelessness choose camping over staying in shelters.
D.C. Interagency Council on Homelessness held second meeting to discuss the revision of D.C.’s Homeless Services Reform Act, a process that seems to be moving slow.
The Office of the State Superintendent of Education and BB&T Bank provided funding to send 15 homeless D.C. students to summer “bridge” programs at local universities, where they take college courses and stay in dorms.
The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is seeking public input on its recently released Five-Year Consolidated Plan for neighborhood development. An open forum will… Read more »
District Displaced presented a new photo gallery of the homeless, by the homeless at Murrow Park, July 3.
A photo essay by Vendor/Artist Ken Martin showing a Ward 1 neighborhood meet-up to discuss public safety and more.
Street Sense photographers display original work in Hillyer Art Space on July 12, 2016.