D.C. street paper vendor Henrieese Roberts travels to Baltimore to learn what it feels like on the ground at a live-in demonstration outside of city hall. Fifty-five homeless people and their advocates created what they call Tent City as a testament to their need for public housing solutions.
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On his new album, after years of work, Street Sense vendor Ron Dudley details his experiences with homelessness, loss and faith.
The jobs immigrants have are undocumented and they are paid below minimum wage.
An opinion piece that details how modern liberalism as become a plague of narccissm.
Mary Otto’s new book, “Teeth,” explains why the oral health care system in America is in need of desperate repair.
D.C. is still on track to end veteran homelessness but housing affordability and availability remains a big issue.
D.C. Timebanking offers itself as a possible alternative to traditional charities as a way to sustainably uplift and build communities.
In a new HUD report, D.C. tied with Idaho for the highest percentage increase in homelessness.
Two Montgomery County students founded a chapter of Birthday Cakes 4 Free, a national charity that bakes and distributes cakes to low-income children.
Despite ongoing efforts to streamline the housing voucher system, the way the vouchers are structured and calculated often causes confusion and limits choices available to recipients.
Green Party vice presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka joined two Maryland Green Party officials and several dozen homeless Baltimore residents at a tent encampment for an overnight sleep out in September to learn how to better advocate for unhoused people.
Ken Martin recalls spending time with family at an event at My Girlfriend’s House.
When people are given housing, they are more likely to recover from drinking or drug use problems and be productive. Eighty-five percent of people in Housing First are successful in their first year.
Street Sense vendor, Juan Callejon, shares a song dedicated to someone special.
Street Sense volunteer has started an blog, focusing on living unsheltered with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She hopes to spread awareness about the disorder and one day publish her written works.
Street Sense vendor and artist uses his creative writing style to articulate the difference between the non-profit organization and the real estate agency.
Street Sense vendor shares his concerns of safety and construction on the Metro.
May 23, a woman was sexually assaulted while riding the Metro. Author shares their opinion in regards to accountability and bystanders of actions as such.
We celebrate June 5, Long Term Survivors day, for those living with HIV/AIDS. Advocate, author, and survivor Nancy Duncan, offers her support to survivors of HIV/AIDS.
Monday, June 6 marked the start to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which will bring its own set of challenges to impoverished and homeless members of the… Read more »