Determining the future of one of the largest shelters in the country
From May 2013 through October 2014, street reporter and Street Sense vendor Reginald Black delved into the history and current state of the Community for Creative Nonviolence shelter, and closely followed a hearing spearheaded by Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham to discuss what would happen once the covenant requiring DC government to use the property for homeless services expires.
- Keep the Promise
- What Will Happen to the CCNV?
- Exploring the Future Mission of the Shelter Called CCNV
- Witness to History: Activists redefined America’s Response to Homelessness
- Timeline: The Federal City Shelter, 1940s – 2021
- OPINION: What Do We Want? Change!
- OPINION: Giving the Community a Voice
- CCNV Task Force Continues to Deliberate
- CCNV Task Force Mulls Future of Historic Shelter
- Hopes and Anxiety Mark Deliberations Over CCNV’s Future
- CCNV Task Force Begins to Wind Down
- Bill to Shape Future of CCNV Gets Hearing
The next stage was covered by Rachel Cain here.