As I look back over my life and think things over, I can truly say that I am blessed. I am a living testimony.
Content categorized as Capital Hill
Senator Al Franken sat down with Street Sense vendor Ken Martin to discuss homelessness, gentrification and Bill Maher.
Play written by Street Sense vendor and artist, Ivory Wilson.
On June 16, forty youth from New York, Atlantic City, Newark, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C. joined together at the Thomas Jefferson Building to hear… Read more »
Charles Gladden works as a dishwasher and janitor at the cafeterias in the U.S. Senate buildings, making $11 an hour. Recently, Gladden was involved in… Read more »
When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, I had no understanding of healthcare. I didn’t understand what an individual mandate was or… Read more »
Clean. Safe. Polite. These are the three words that come to mind for Bonnie Pritchard. She is assistant director of education at Central Union Mission and… Read more »
Teachers, lawmakers and children rallied on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Oct. 2 to protest the closing of Head Start programs they credited with… Read more »
While national monuments, museums and federal offices remained shuttered due to the budget stalemate in Congress, officials in Washington D.C.’s not-so-autonomous city government struck a… Read more »
The answer to that is yes. The reason why is because of the system. Housing also has a lot to do with it. The waiting… Read more »
There is an old saying that a woman’s work is never done. The same can be said for local advocates for the poor and homeless,… Read more »