George Floyd is not the first unarmed Black person to be killed by police in recent years. But this moment is different. His murder by a… Read more »
Jeffery McNeil urges for a change in voting habits to see change in the community.
The combination of the coronavirus quarantine and the protests, including the curfews that were implemented early-on, have silenced the most vulnerable residents in the District… Read more »
Darlesha Joyner emphasizes the importance of having a mother figure by sharing her personal experiences.
Brian Carome discusses the different effects of prematurely switching to a completely remote workplace can have.
Marcus Green reflects on changes in the racial climate and shares his hopes for the future.
Jemel Fleming discusses the causes and effects of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Vendor Melody Byrd writes about what she believes needs to be done to support the community.
-12 and university students were not the only people forced to transition to remote classes in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The digital divide between… Read more »
Census workers will conduct a crucial count of people experiencing homelessness in September. The count of people without conventional housing was initially scheduled for March but was delayed by the COVID-19 crisis.
In the latest installment of his story, Dan Hooks writes about growing up in his family.
Vendor Robert Warren reflects on his year so far through a poem.
t least 100 formerly homeless youth took to the streets of Eastern Market on June 16 for a demonstration in support of their peers and… Read more »
Vendor Robert Warren thinks about the revolutionary times we are living through.
Amid the sight of looting and destruction in the wake of George Floyd’s death, vendor and artist Marcus Green thinks back to his memories of similar events in D.C. after Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination in 1968.
Through his perspective as an ex-con, Artist and Vendor Gerald Anderson thinks about the longstanding issue of police brutality and misconduct.
The redevelopment of Franklin Park has been planned for years. Due to past starts and stops, some residents thought it was only a rumor. But people were forced to leave on June 30 and a fence is being erected on July 1.
Entering Phase Two included significant changes for local businesses but few changes for homeless services. A glimpse into what needs to occur before proceeding to Phase Three, and how DHS is preparing to approach the rest of 2020.
Watch this video on YouTube We’re thrilled to announce that this Wednesday, July 1, the Street Sense newspaper will return to print, and vendors will… Read more »
Congress’ emergency federal aid expansion is set to expire at the end of July, cutting millions of Americans who became unemployed during the Covid-19 pandemic from vital support. Experts advise that the aid package be extended to return poverty rates to pre-crisis levels.