Kathryn McKelvey explores the connection between climate disasters and homelessness.
Content categorized as Living Unsheltered
Reginald Black voices his concerns about people living unsheltered in the NoMa neighborhood.
Artist and vendor Reginald Denny recounts his experiences with homelessness.
A piece by artist and vendor Laticia Brock.
Artist and vendor Colly Dennis stresses the importance of providing facilities for those living unsheltered, especially in the summer.
Two homeless residents living in front of the Safeway at 17th and Corcoran streets NW lost all their belongings overnight. They claim it was neighborhood vigilantes.
Artist/Vendor Ayub Abdul details homeless people’s struggle to deal with the summer heat.
After an initial arrest that resulted in a stay-away order regarding the White House grounds and Black Lives Matte Plaza, a reportedly homeless man in need of mental health care now faces compounded charges. DC’s proposed FY 2021 budget includes no major expansions of behavioral health support for people in the criminal justice system.
Laticia Brock writes about her personal experiences with homelessness.
Colly Dennis questions how the city has been treating the homeless community.
Darlesha Joyner emphasizes the importance of having a mother figure by sharing her personal experiences.
Vendor Robert Warren reflects on his year so far through a poem.
The redevelopment of Franklin Park has been planned for years. Due to past starts and stops, some residents thought it was only a rumor. But people were forced to leave on June 30 and a fence is being erected on July 1.
Entering Phase Two included significant changes for local businesses but few changes for homeless services. A glimpse into what needs to occur before proceeding to Phase Three, and how DHS is preparing to approach the rest of 2020.
A formerly homeless man writes about how the federal response to Black Lives Matter demonstrations in DC has cut some homeless people off from a place sleep and receive help from others.
Homeboy, a resident of D.C. experiencing homelessness, lost nearly all of his possessions in an encampment clean-up.
The first two episodes of “Beats” a web series by Street Sense Media and The Homeless Filmmakers’ Co-op.
Hands Up Outreach Ministry, a faith-based community organization handed out blankets, water, socks, and other supplies to residents of the NoMa homeless encampment during Black History Month.
Several people living at an encampment in the NoMa neighborhood lost everything in an April 8 fire. They’ve been working to pick up the pieces with community support.
According to a witness, encampment cleanups are continuing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.