Vendor Ibn Hipps reflects on the opportunities Street Sense has given him.
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Monica Diaz was able to find housing thanks to a Washington Post but wishes everyone would be able to find a home regardless of an article written about them.
Artist and vendor Darlesha Joyner celebrates finding work.
A freelance writer reflects on how technology can play a concerning role in the future of jobs.
Artist and vendor Ronald Smoot shares his view on life after being released from jail
A long-awaited downtown service center for D.C.’s homeless residents officially opened on Feb. 25 at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church at 1313 New York Ave. NW. The grand opening comes after the mayor’s initial plan to open the center on Nov. 1.
Street Sense vendor Reggie Jones shares a poem showing his appreciation for his job with Street Sense.
Street Sense vendor Marcellus Phillips reflects on how Street Sense has helped him create a comfortable living situation.
A Street Sense Media vendor shares how her customers have been affected by the shutdown. It’s cutting into her sales.
Tightshift co-op, one of the only co-owned businesses of its kind, helps workers get a second chance and provides an opportunity to heal from prison.
I’ve had the pleasure and honor to be a cardmaker with Second Story Cards for the past year. Second Story Cards is a D.C.-based social enterprise that… Read more »
Steve Lilienthal argues the GU Pivot program should be demonstrated in other schools throughout the U.S.
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.