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District residents spoke up about public discrimination and police misconduct at an April 6 Know Your Rights meeting hosted by the Office of Human Rights… Read more »
The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality released a report called “Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs.” The report’s authors analyzed more… Read more »
D.C. police launched a new search for the remains of 8 year old Relisha Rudd on April 13, the Washington Post reported. Relisha was last… Read more »
The experimental Winter Hyde shelter is being developed as an emergency response to homelessness in cold climates. The shelter is a tent-like structure with four… Read more »
The District orchestrated another homeless encampment shut down on Thursday morning, April 14. A handful of men had taken shelter beneath an onramp in Foggy… Read more »
On Sunday, April 3, 2016, former Street Sense vendor William Mack had the honor and pleasure of interviewing R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn outside of the New… Read more »
Ken Martin’s love of hats goes all the way back to his childhood. “I was the youngest in a household of men that wore hats…. Read more »
This year’s annual Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture raised many points about gentrification and its effect on the availability of affordable housing.
McLaughlin and other advocates hope to inform local lawmakers about the potential of the ABLE Act.
In an exclusive interview, DHS Chief of Staff Jay Melder gives in-depth information about how certain budget resources will be allocated
Eleven million families are struggling to pay their rent nationwide, according to a new report published by the Make Room campaign. The coalition of policymakers,… Read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) unveils $13 billion relief bill to end homelessness.
D.C. Council reviews Mayor Muriel Bowser’s replacement plan for DC General family shelter for the first time.
On March 9, 2016, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution advocates are calling the “Right to Return.” The resolution… Read more »
D.C. recently ended the public revision period concerning DC Works, a part of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). WIOA is a federal law… Read more »
On a warm, overcast morning last week, Councilmember LaRuby May and a long line of community members stood across the street from a vacant lot… Read more »
The revival of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Southeast has become emblematic of D.C.’s physical and economic transformation.
More than a dozen people who had sought refuge next to Union Station were evicted from their encampment under the H Street overpass on Thursday… Read more »
On October 1, 2016, an estimated 6,500 families in the District of Columbia will lose their monthly Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. These… Read more »