Artist/Vendor Ibn Hipps writes the second part of a series about two misunderstood children, encountering the trials and tribulations of growing up.
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Our vendors reflect on Father’s Day 2019.
The always captivating adventures of Black Fields continue.
The Homeless Children’s Playtime Project gives children a chance to enjoy themselves while in a difficult situation.
Sesame Workshop announced on Dec. 12 that Lilly, Sesame Street’s first homeless Muppet, will be reintroduced on its show. The bilingual character is expected to teach young viewers empathy for those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.
Laticia Brock dedicates this poem to her birth mother and godmothers.
I want to live a life of God. I want God in all of my thoughts, all the things I do, and my whole life… Read more »
A poem by Laticia Brock about blind love.
Street Sense Media artist/vendor tackles the question: What is a fathers’ duty?
Artist/Vendor Reginald Denny remembers his mother and how she helps him even now.
Artist/Vendor Marcus Green describes how he lives his life and his goals for the future
Artist/Vendor Reginald Denny describes how growing up in a “demeaning location” affected his mentality as an adult.
With the help of a $1 million donation from Amazon, the D.C.-based nonprofit Friendship Place recently launched Family Connect, a privately funded homelessness prevention and diversion program. The 115-day program focuses on getting participants into stable housing and helping them gain employment as quickly as possible.
Is life tough? Ask young people who are experiencing homelessness. On the first day of spring, despite heavy snow, I left for work at 5 a.m. to supervise our delivery crew unloading the latest edition of Street Sense. A few blocks away from the office, I saw a young man on the street, probably 14 years old, asking for money for breakfast. He is not alone in his circumstances. A 2017 study shows that there are 4.2 million adolescents and young adults in the U.S who are experiencing homelessness.
Mothers are a subject that can vary wildly from individual to individual. Some are a gift from God. Others are the salt of the earth, which really is not much different. Unfortunately, many just hold the title and are considered the worst person ever to be called “mother.”
A poem about the importance of family
A poem about war and conflict
Sasha Williams reflects on the challenges she’s faced and the progress she’s made.
On March 8, the Way Home Campaign held a rally and march calling for FY2019 budget appropriations to end chronic homelessness.
Gerald Anderson recounts a visit to his hometown of New Orleans