The public space across the street from 2025 E St. NW is no longer home to the residents of a homeless encampment. The District’s Department of Human Services posted notice of the clear-out on March 15 and made good on its promise two weeks later.
Carolin Emcke is a publicist and philosopher who thinks that the basic principles of co-existence are in danger. In an interview with Surprise, she talks about the significance of public spirit, her fears for modern citizens and the importance of acknowledging the freedom of other
Mayor Muriel Bowser released her 14.5-billion-dollar budget proposal, entitled “A Fair Shot,” for the fiscal year 2019. The proposed budget allocates the highest funding levels in the District’s history for homeless services but has received some criticism for not allocating enough funding for D.C.’s lowest income residents.