Founded in 1984, the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) is the nation’s oldest homeless advocacy group.It serves as a national network of advocates, service… Read more »
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Most people are unaware of the dual challenges that homeless immigrants face every day. These individuals must cope with a lack of permanent shelter while negotiating the… Read more »
News update on the balance budget proposal.
Two men from the Olive Branch Community in Washington, D.C., have decided to observe this year’s Lent by participating in a fast that will promote awareness of the city’s dearth of housing for its homeless community, particularly for those who speak Spanish.
News update regarding the success of the newly opened Calvary Women’s Services mission on K Street.
Cities across the country intend to reduce homelessness, but few have turned their best practice plans into reality, according to a new study from the… Read more »
In this second part of a candid Street Sense interview, Mangano discusses his homelessness in Washington, D.C. and across the country with reporter Muata Langley.
NEWS: from around the nation
An article about an increase in homeless funding from the government and its potential consequences.
An interview of former Congressman and Reverand Walter E. Faunteroy on social issues affecting America.
A 2003 protest to call awareness to 300 families on the waiting list each day for emergency shelter in 2003.
An article about the struggles of formerly incarcerated people in their attempts to reintegrate into society.
Author/Vendor Amy Levey documents the homelessness surge in D.C
Author/Vendor Chantal Majken Grinderslev details the struggles homeless help organizations face when it comes to volunteer flow.
Some of the first residents of the new shelter on New York Avenue, NE believe they have found more than a place to protect them… Read more »
An article describing how SOME, a homeless help organization, assists homeless people around the city.
When a landlord sells a building in D.C., tenants are usually allowed the opportunity to purchase the building and become homeowners, or to negotiate other… Read more »
Representative Dennis J. Kucinich (DOhio) was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 8, 1946, the eldest of seven children. He grew up in Cleveland’s inner… Read more »
Maher is remembered for his sense of humor, compassion and presence in the community
August Mallory is 47 years old and originally from Indianapolis. He currently lives in Baltimore and sells Street Sense both in Baltimore and in Washington,… Read more »