I believe that it is very important to help inform people about what is necessary to obtain housing. I think that one of the most… Read more »
Street Sense artist and vendor Robert Warren explores the history of his family in D.C. as they face the struggles of homelessness.
Street Sense artist and vendor Ron Dudley a.k.a. “Pookanu” tells the story of how he fell in love.
A Street Sense vendor gives his insight on the roller coaster of a season the Nationals have had.
Street Sense vendor Wendell Williams gives us a look at the random act of kindness that brought him to his night at the D.C. Society of Professional Journalists 2019 awards.
A Street Sense artist descirbes the changes of the seasons in D.C.
Darryl Hines, a close friend of Michael Irby, tells about the lives Mr. Irby had influenced and how much he will be missed.
Street Sense vendor Jeffery McNeil describes how the democrats of today will only help Trump’s re-election campaign.
A Street Sense vendor gives her input on the impact of the Circualtor not being free anymore.
An American University history professor documented planned gentrification in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C., as early as 1850.
The Historic Preservation Office challenged the District of Columbia Housing Authority to conclude discussion with the Barry Farm Tenants and Allies Association before Oct. 31.
Working in the heat can be very dangerous. I wear a hat and drink plenty of water. My mission is to find a shady spot… Read more »
Why do they stink? It’s the worst smell like my soaking wet mink. No home to wash their a**. I’m sick of them stinking. Everyone… Read more »
The Virginia Williams Family Resource Center, the District’s access point to family shelter, opens at 8:30 every morning. Adults with children in tow are assessed,… Read more »
Painted in bold shades of blue, red, green and pink, Whitman-Walker Health’s Max Robinson Center has stood prominently in the historic Anacostia neighborhood, just a… Read more »
On July 25, Community members from across the District filled the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB)’s courtroom, many wearing stickers that read, “Yes! Barry Farm… Read more »
There is a new housing complex situated just on the border between D.C. and Maryland at 4300 12th Street SE. It has 3 floors of single-family units, a public computer lab, free tenant WiFi, and a communal lounge, brightly colored and spacious. It is all brand new, with friendly staff and modern furniture. The most distinguishing feature of this new complex? Residents can live here rent-free.
On Aug. 13, Empower DC hosted a public forum at the “Action Hub” for D.C. residents to learn more about how co-operative housing could be a viable alternative to the current public housing crisis in D.C. Panelists included Amanda Huron of University of the District of Columbia, Johanna Bockman of George Mason University, and Empower DC co-founder Linda Leaks.
Street Sense vendor Jeff Taylor discusses “The evil triumvirate: Donald Trump, Moscow Mitch McConnell, and William Barr. How we got into this mess and how Republicans are covering for Trump and their own complicity.”
A Street Sense vendor stakes her claim to why the Circulator buses should stay free.