Steve Lilienthal argues the GU Pivot program should be demonstrated in other schools throughout the U.S.
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Street Sense Media vendor Barry Hobbs explains his incremental journey to homelessness and how he keeps moving forward.
A poem about the experience of a Street Sense Media vendor.
An aspiring food service worker faces age discrimination when seeking opportunities.
A tipped restaurant worker discusses why she supports Initiative 77 and why you should too.
Tyrone Chisholm Jr. writes this series to demonstrate the challenges and opportunities
he has found while homeless, employed and enrolled in higher education in our
Ilyas Muhammed shares an editorial about income gaps, both gender and racial, and explains why we can’t continue to just blame corporations.
D.C. Central Kitchen, a work force training program, will create a youth program for food service training
An opinion piece advocating support for ballot initiative 77, which would force employers to pay tipped employees the minimum wage.
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
Volunteer Tyrone Chisolm describes the methods he uses to improve his life as a homeless person.
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.
I wake up in the morning with different thoughts in my mind. At my age I do a lot of reminiscing about the past, whether it be good or bad.
A poem about the importance of family
A look at Street Sense’s public image and what it means to be a vendor
A look at wage injustices
A look at what work means to people experiencing homelessness.
Sasha Williams reflects on the challenges she’s faced and the progress she’s made.
Introduction of the legislation was widely supported in July 2017, when it was referred to a committee. But after nine months there has been no hearing to consider moving it further.