A program called Communities for Families helps families stay together and children out of the D.C. foster care system.
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D.C. is close to its goal to end veteran homelessness. It may pave the way for ending other types of homelessness as well.
On Aug. 20, benches adjacent to and across from New York Avenue Presbyterian Church were removed due to illicit activities.
Abrams Hall is the first completed part of the Walter Reed Medical campus redevelopment in Northwest D.C.
Xavier Justice shares his road to recovery from addiction with the help of Veterans on the Rise’s flexible program.
‘K2’ or synthetic marijuana is ravaging D.C. with a series of overdoses.
The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless has been recruiting volunteers to observe homeless encampment cleanups, and advocate on behalf of homeless individuals who live in the encampments located throughout the city and may not know their rights. The presence of an advocate or official observer at these city-led “cleanups” can help to ensure that homeless occupants are treated with respect and adhere to the city’s protocol.
On Sept. 20 and Sept. 25, Street Sense Media surveyed 25 homeless residents encamped in the K, L, and M street underpasses within the NoMa Business Improvement District.
ATD Fourth World and Oxford University merged the insights of academics, practitioners, and activists to map out the experience of poverty in the US.
Mayor Bowser faced residents who were pushing for tighter restrictions on encampments in their neighborhood.
It is 10:30 a.m. on a Thursday at the NoMa encampments, several communities of people living in tents at the K, M, and L Street… Read more »
Josh Hayes spent the past 11 years making this documentary about homelessness.
The EduSaveDC program incentivizes families to create and grow savings accounts for young students’ futures.
The D.C. council met to vote on amendments that change the framework for the comprehensive plan to focus on equity and the affordable housing crisis affecting the city.
With Hope Village set to close at the end of October and no plan in place to replace it, men returning home from federal incarceration are losing a critical piece of the reintegration process. The barrier this adds to the reintegration process only lengthens the list of challenges these men already face when they come home.
Filmmaker Mignotae Kebede’s new documentary film, “What Happened 2 Chocolate City (WH2CC),” ignites both memories and concerns for many Washingtonians.
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.
Since 2015, the D.C. Department of Human Services has decreased the number of families in its care by over 40 percent.
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 »