Artist/Vendor experiences participating in the Xavier challenge, an event meant to expose university students to the experience of homelessness.
Content categorized as Art
The vendors took in portraits created with unique items to represent the people.
I’ve had the pleasure and honor to be a cardmaker with Second Story Cards for the past year. Second Story Cards is a D.C.-based social enterprise that… Read more »
With art supplies donated by Scrap BMORE, members of Street Sense’s experimental art workshop created Our Common Threads, an installation project designed to call attention to ending homelessness in Washington, D.C. The project was displayed in front of the Church of the Epiphany on 1317 G St. NW.
Man experiencing homelessness writes about the importance of public restrooms in Washington DC
A man experiencing homelessness writes a poem on a crane that has been looming over Georgetown after the stop of construction.
Woman experiencing homelessness’ review on author Annie Finch’s poetry performance.
A man experiencing homelessness shares his thoughts about the need for change through his lyrics.
Street Sense Media vendor Chad Jackson shares his mind on broken people.
Michael Craig’s story of a monkey and a zoo
Street Sense Media vendor/artist Ronald Dudley’s poem of love.
Street Sense Media’s 15th anniversary celebration was much more than a great evening.
Street Sense artist & vendor talks about visiting her father’s grave.
Part 5 of “The Black Fields Chronicles: The HOBO,” a fiction story based on the reality of homelessness.
Vendor Gwynette Smith discusses self-expression.
An artist uses Street Sense Media to advance his goal of ending his homelessness and pursuing his art.
Pound for pound, Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang was the most inspiring “homeless advocate” I have ever known. It was not her vocation. It was her passion. Devising Hope… Read more »
A memorial for Street Sense Media Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang.
Part 1 of “The Black Fields Chronicles: The HOBO,” a fiction story based on the reality of homelessness.
A poem by a Kimball Elementary School student about her identity as a member of the DMV community