On September 16, a hospice for homeless people with late stage HIV/AIDS called Joseph’s House held a drag show in Adams Morgan. Drag queens performed and community members gathered around to celebrate their community.
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Daima Lewis moved her family when her daughters were accepted to the prestigious Duke Ellington School of the Arts. But she underestimated the housing market.
A Street Sense vendor shares her gratitude for her housing assistance and longing to reconnect with family.
I learned the hard way that romantic partnership — engagement, marriage, whatever you want to call it — means that someone is going to steal the covers and elbow you in the face while you try to sleep.
As I look back over my life and think things over, I can truly say that I am blessed. I am a living testimony.
After I was diagnosed with my seizure disorder, I became depressed. Then I started getting high and drinking to cope with depression.
At the end of the day, they all expressed how much fun we had and decided to meet again real soon, as being a family is important and we should never take it for granted.
Advocates and representatives of the homeless population testified at a Committee on Human Services hearing and said that Bowser’s amendment could prevent certain people from receiving housing and shelter.
A poem on the devastation of being without a home
Since its creation in mid-2014, the Alternative to the Court Experience diversion program has provided necessary resources to hundreds of young people while protecting them from the juvenile justice system, which experts say often fails to rehabilitate youth.
Marcellus Phillips opens up about his past, illuminating how money isn’t everything.
This is the title track of Pookanu’s brand new album, focused on being there for his kids no matter what.
Dudley, aka Pookanu, is a musician on a spiritual mission — a mission to make sense of life, God, and fatherhood. It’s a lot to examine when you consider he’s relentlessly working to not only provide for his family but also find permanent housing.
Having a social life means to have an actual life. We are all social creatures and we need connections.
Part of an ongoing initiative to write obituaries for the homeless death. The point is to remember as they came not as they went.
Being poor does not necessarily mean you do not have a lot of money.
New Workforce Readiness Program helping to find solutions for family homelessness and home insecurity.
Artist/Vendor Sheila White’s take on the importance of oral hygiene.
It is her day. No, not Mother’s Day. My mother’s day! Born May 17, 1922, Vernice E. Martin officially became a mother on May 15, 1941…. Read more »
I’m so excited! My and my daughter talked today, for the first time in two years. There were no arguments — and I have to… Read more »