When Andre Roberson and Yolanda Hayden lost their jobs and homes, the DCSEU Workforce Development program helped get them back on their feet.
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The D.C. District Cout prevents the Trump administration from revoking SNAP eligibility for thousands of Americans.
The D.C. Council extended unemployment benefits set to expire for many residents at the end of October for another seven weeks. This change came amid criticisms of the system, including many residents saying they could not file claims for unemployment.
Artist and vendor Henry Johnson shares his experience with the stimulus.
Artist and vendor Sybil Taylor shares her experience dealing with the effects of COVID-19 in downtown D.C.
Dorian Warren, Glenn Harris, and Michael McAfee outline how housing policy could impact the 2020 election.
Without a new national relief bill in sight, the Department of Employment Services says it continues to review the $300 per week unemployment benefits being offered by the Trump administration. And with thousands of District residents behind on rent and facing food insecurity, there are growing calls for D.C. to apply.
A poem by Queenie Featherstone.
Organizers and D.C. residents made noise outside At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds’s house and gave speeches about the need for rent cancellation for D.C. residents.
At least 14 homeless service providers received loans from the federal program for small businesses, which went towards covering payroll costs to retain employees and maintain critical services for the District’s most vulnerable residents.
Artist and vendor Mary Sellman comments on the effects of the public health crisis.
Artist and vendor Gerald Anderson shares his experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic thus far.
Brian Carome discusses the different effects of prematurely switching to a completely remote workplace can have.
Vendor Melody Byrd writes about what she believes needs to be done to support the community.
Congress’ emergency federal aid expansion is set to expire at the end of July, cutting millions of Americans who became unemployed during the Covid-19 pandemic from vital support. Experts advise that the aid package be extended to return poverty rates to pre-crisis levels.
Artist and vendor Marcellus Phillips shares his experience with Bitcoin.
Local housing activists visited the Wilson Building to deliver budget priorities to their councilmembers.
Arthur Johnson applies lessons from baseball to the world of employment and business.
No, I’m not talking about baseball. Your sales pitch could be lame, so-so, great or magical. I put a lot of thought into my pitches…. Read more »
“One of the most important decisions on the DC Council’s plate this fall is to pass the Direct Support Professional Payment Rate Act of 2019, initiated by Councilmember Brianne Nadeau.”