Councilmember Janeese Lewis George introduced two pieces of legislation modeled after the Green New Deal Tuesday.
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Michele Rochon writes about spring.
Sybil Taylor talks about Spring Time.
Evelyn Nnam writes about spring and new beginnings.
Jaqueline reflects on a good memory she had.
Cortney R. Signor shares the 4th installment of her tumultuous experience in D.C.
Jaqueline Turner shares the changes she wants to make during 2022 in order to make the world a better place.
Thanks to the passage of the infrastructure bill and the American Rescue Plan, the District is set to receive millions in federal funding with the goal of completely removing lead pipes from its infrastructure by 2030. However, both the city and advocates say the available money falls far short of what is needed to address the full amount of lead pipes and lead-based paint found in properties and public space across D.C.
As extreme weather persists and increases nationally, floods, excessive heat and poor air quality in the District disproportionately harm those living outside, people of color and people living east of the Anacostia River.
Artist/Vendor Jackie Turner wonders why people take the Earth for granted.
Human beings, our future, and technology
When Andre Roberson and Yolanda Hayden lost their jobs and homes, the DCSEU Workforce Development program helped get them back on their feet.
Kathryn McKelvey explores the connection between climate disasters and homelessness.
Street Sense artist and vendor Ayub Abdul writes about the harm caused by diesel fuel.
Reporting on the annual cleanup at Kingman Island as part of the Anacostia Restoration Project.
A review of the Earth Day Network rally on the National Mall.
Robert Warren’s reflections on this edition’s writing prompt concerning Earth Day.
Reggie Black pens a response to this edition’s writing prompt concerning Earth Day.
Elexi Arbuckle answer’s this edition’s writing prompt concerning Earth Day.
For many of the city’s homeless people, however, summer days bring logistical difficulties and health problems that can range from heat rash to heatstroke.