In a city with great needs, many are wondering how the mayor’s second budget will affect the struggle to end poverty. On April 5, the… Read more »
The D.C. Council initially approved a $13.4 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2017 Tuesday, as well as a bill overhauling Mayor Muriel Bowser’s plan to… Read more »
The D.C. Council’s Committee on the Judiciary approved a bill that will protect senior citizens from financial exploitation.
Exclusive interview with Street News co-founder Wendy Oxenhorn. She was recently inducted as a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master for her work supporting jazz and blues musicians in dire straits, her most recent in a long series of social service projects.
The Fair Budget Coalition is asking Mayor Bowser to reconsider the placement of the Ward 5 shelter.
Residents of the Community for Creative Nonviolence residents, one of the country’s largest shelters, are preparing for an uncertain future.
Deputy Mayor Brenda Donald was questioned about homeless encampment protocol and eligibility for the TANF program.
A group of homeless men who stayed at La Casa sued the city under the Fair Housing Act.
Samuel Ali plays the charango, an instrumental typical to his motherland, the Bolivian plateaus, in order to add color to dreary city streets.
Master violinist and former orchestra player, Hassay has found a new stage on the corner of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Commission meets to discuss D.C. statehood, civil rights, and a revision of the citizen-drafted state constitution.
On April 12 the D.C. Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) held its first meeting of the year, also the first since switching to a quarterly… Read more »
Gary Vinson has been locked out of his bank account for over a month. Vinson, who has experienced homelessness “off and on” from 2008 to…
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 »