Mission: Launch, a District nonprofit focused on helping returning citizens, was one of 80 recipients selected to received a $50,000 “growth accelerator fund” from the Small Business Association on August 4.
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On Wednesday July 22, Cardinal Donald Wuerl from the Archdiocese of Washington and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington President and CEO John Enzler… Read more »
Joel Johnson Jr. was fatally stabbed where he regularly slept: the porch of Saint Luke’s on the 3600 block of Calvert Street NW, D.C. on… Read more »
McMillan Park is a 25-acre parcel of land near the large medical complex that includes Children’s National Medical Center, Medstar Washington Hospital Center and the… Read more »
Councilmember Anita Bonds has submitted a resolution to the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) in support of statehood for the District of Columbia, according… Read more »
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Obama Administration partnered to launch the pilot initiative ConnectHome, a program designed to accelerate… Read more »
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operates on a national scale, with many local branches. Each branch is staffed and funded very differently…. Read more »
During the week of July 13, service providers and advocates converged on Washington to discuss homelessness at the annual conference of the National Alliance to… Read more »
What works for some people, won’t work for others. Through a lot of repetition, this concept became increasingly clear at The National Alliance to End… Read more »
The temperature continued to rise as a crowd gathered inside the 5th & K Street Busboys and Poets on Monday, July 20. Over 100 local… Read more »
On Monday, July 20, residents of Museum Square gathered atthe 5th & K St. Busboys and Poets to offer their voices in the fight tomaintain their home. As a fully subsidized housing complex, Museum Square offers housing to many low-income residents. Andy Shallal, owner of Busboys and Poets, moderated the event and encouraged those in attendance to actively participate in the fight to save Museum Square and celebrate the work already being done.
It was a busy morning on at the National Red Cross Building on July 16. Over 200 high school students from across the country packaged… Read more »
The National Alliance to End homelessness (NAEH) holds a national conference every year to get the minds of the nation together to work towards to ending homelessness.
Soccer and homelessness intersected in the heart of Manhattan when Street Soccer USA (SSUSA) hosted their third annual Times Square Cup on Sunday, July 12…. Read more »
On June 6, 1986, the Reagan administration gave the former Federal City College building over to a group of activists and people experiencing homelessness. Under… Read more »
This is Evelyn. She had been living homeless in Washington, D.C. for five years when Gerry Suchy met her in 2014, sitting in an alcove… Read more »
According to the District of Columbia Interagency Council of Homelessness (ICH), the number of families experiencing homelessness in the D.C. area increased 50 percent between… Read more »
The federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness, “Opening Doors,” was recently reopened to allow lawmakers to reevaluate its effectiveness over the past three… Read more »
The minimum wage in the District of Columbia has been increased to $10.50 an hour for all workers, as of July 1st, 2015. In addition… Read more »
The District Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) held an executive meeting on July 7 to discuss coordinated implementation of the Homeward DC 5-year Strategic Plan…. Read more »