Artist and vendor Pierre Johnson points out flaws in the education system and how detrimental this can be for students.
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COVID-19 is expected to cause a surge in homelessness, and motels used for overflow family shelter space — now being eliminated — may become the only place to house families.
Darlesha Joyner emphasizes the importance of having a mother figure by sharing her personal experiences.
In the latest installment of his story, Dan Hooks writes about growing up in his family.
Vendor Robert Warren reflects on his year so far through a poem.
Mary Sellman remembers her mother through this piece about their memories together.
Sheila White shares her experiences throughout the public health crisis.
The annual Point-in-Time Count shows the number of homeless people in DC fell for the fifth consecutive year. But experts warn the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will likely cause an increase in homelessness.
A collection of pieces by vendors reflecting on their experiences with their fathers and father figures.
Aida Peery recalls the memories she made with her father.
Darlesha Joyner reflects on her relationship with her father.
Kim Parker writes about the importance of a mother figure.
Corey Sanders offers a Mother’s Day poem for his mother.
Darlesha Joyner writes a remembrance for her mother for Mother’s Day.
Pierre Johnson takes the opportunity to thank his mother.
Artist and vendor Ronald Dudley shares the perspective of a woman’s pain.
In her poem, artist and venodr Evelyn Nnam celebrates Valentine’s Day,
Artist and vendor Ricardo Meriedy honors his brother.
In the fourth installment of his series “Mac & Jenny”, aritst and vendor Ibn Hipps tells Mac’s story as he argues with his father.
A program called Communities for Families helps families stay together and children out of the D.C. foster care system.