The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides for stimulus payments to every adult and every child with a valid Social Security number. The legislation is more inclusive than previous recession relief packages but experts say D.C.’s most vulnerable residents are still the farthest away from receiving help.
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More than 20 District restaurants, agencies, and organizations are providing free meals to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
The text-message based notification service is maintaining guide to service providers that are staying open while D.C. deals with the coronavirus.
As the District copes with the spread of COVID-19, more than a dozen organizations that provide essential services to the homeless said they will stay open.
Calvary Women’s Services in Anacostia, a transitional housing program for homeless women, received a one-day makeover in March. The Mission Continues — a nonprofit empowering female veterans to continue their service — brought 68 women to the facility to help with the revamp.
Vendor/artist Nysir Carter writes a message of thanks to his supporters and colleagues.
Two perspectives on life shared by artist and vendor Ibn Hipps.