Those who lost loved ones during the pandemic wrote their names on the memorial wall in front of the Lincoln Memorial. The Poor People’s Campaign handed out electric candles to the crowd, who placed them in front of the wall.
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A Q&A with Laura Grossman discussing Martha’s Outfitters’ model of service and the importance of community-oriented solutions with nonprofit solutions.
Artist experiencing homelessness’ belongings destroyed, and his presence as a community staple upended in encampment sweep.
Low-income people from across the nation rallied in the Poor People’s Campaign’s ‘Assembly and Moral March on Washington.’
The Budget Support Act, passed by the D.C. Council on May 7, includes several accountability measures for this year’s investments in affordable housing and public safety.
The Emergency Response and Shelter Operations Committee of the Interagency Council on Homelessness revealed there had been an error in the number reported of unhoused individuals whose main cause of death was hypothermia in 2021.
Candidates Robert White, Trayon White and the incumbent mayor, Muriel Bowser debated on issues for the district.
A bill before the D.C. Council would create a Juneteenth Commission, coordinating celebrations for next year.
D.C.’s voucher waitlist is 37,000 people long, but the city government is only planning to fund 20 new vouchers for the residents on it.
This is the third time the group has called for a meeting with Biden.
A new initiative to strengthen local courts and provide legal assistance to people experiencing housing instability across the District was unveiled by the D.C. courts, the National Center for State Courts and the Wells Fargo Foundation on June 1.
The attorney general’s office won a lawsuit against a D.C. property that wrongfully overcharged tenets for rent in a rent-controlled property.
Read our 2022 Voter Guide for candidates seeking seats in the June 21 ballot.
The National Park Service cleared the 35-resident Union Station encampment on June 1, throwing away belongings and involuntarily committing one resident.
U.S. Congress candidate Rev. Wendy Hamilton hosted the “Rally for Hope” event with Andrew Yang and Marianne Williamson.
In light of the recent draft opinion leak indicating the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade, local advocates are concerned as to how low-income people and people experiencing homelessness will be affected.
The D.C. Council took its final vote on next year’s budget, adding money for excluded workers but leaving housing demands unmet
Long-term residential care facilities suffered immense staffing shortages throughout the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
The 2022 Point in Time (PIT) count results from 9 participating jurisdictions across the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia were revealed at this month’s Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments meeting on May 11. A decrease across all subgroups of the region’s homeless population was reported.
About 40 people gathered in downtown D.C. on May 19 to take part in an overnight event to raise awareness of the growing plight of young people experiencing homelessness.