The idea of a homeless publication is revolutionary in Greece, a country in which the family has traditionally served as the social safety net.
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A spotlight on a Diaper Bank in the nation’s capital
Parkside/Kenilworth school will offer free childcare and educational development
Transportation in the Washington, D.C., metro region is frustrating — and expensive — for anyone.
Every Tuesday from 3p.m. to 4 p.m., guests of Miriam’s Kitchen are encouraged to come to the dining room and participate in Miriam’s Studio yoga session.
An interview with people participated in the Run for Shelter run.
The Run for Shelter, an event held to raise awareness about homelessness in the affluent Virginia suburb and benefit a local shelter that has served the community since 1988.
For Run for Shelter participant Tyrone Duncan, the problem of homelessness was a very personal one.
After holding 82 hours of hearings and weighing the testimony of 450 witnesses, a D.C. City Council committee voted May 2 to reject Mayor Vincent Gray’s proposed human services budget for Fiscal Year 2013.
The long-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for Central Union Mission, a program that has been around for 126 years, finally took place on Monday, May 7.
Friends and colleagues in the district’s
homeless community are remembering
poet and activist Jesse Smith Jr., who died May 1. He had been ill for about a year.
Halfway through a five year plan,
advocates and officials pause to
Eric Sheptock was passionate and spirited as he told of the events that unfolded surrounding the closing of the Franklin School Shelter in 2008.
A new report, released by two federal agencies, offers alternatives to criminalizing homelessness. The findings could change the way cities treat their homeless—or not.
Located on the 2800 block of Texas Avenue SE, the Gasner House is now home to 49 extremely poor single adults. It is one of eight houses that are part of the organization’s Affordable Housing Capital Campaign.
Homelessness across England has
increased by 14 per cent in the past
year, and Wakefield is no different from the national picture.
If you like to run and care about the homeless, Run for Shelter is the race for you. Carpenter’s Shelter, the largest homeless shelter in Northern Virginia, is holding its very first race on April 28 in association with Pacers Events.
A karate instructor teaches Women of Street Sense skills to protect themselves and defuse dangerous situations.
Homelessness is up by 6 percent this year in the city, according to the newly released preliminary results of an annual homeless count conducted by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG).
Even while homelessness is rising
in the District, a budget battle is unfolding
over possible cuts to programs
designed to shelter the indigent and feed homeless families.