Aida Peery makes the case for private, in-person instruction for D.C.’s youngest schoolchildren.
Content categorized as Health, Physical
Street Sense artist and vendor Marcellus Phillips details two encounters with D.C.’s emergency medical services.
Teachers and local organizations are pushing for more support for homeless students so that they can successfully stay on track while taking classes.
A piece by artist and vendor Laticia Brock.
A poem by Queenie Featherstone.
Darlesha Joyner compares her HIV with COVID-19.
Artist and vendor Colly Dennis stresses the importance of providing facilities for those living unsheltered, especially in the summer.
President Donald Trump signed an executive action and three memoranda this weekend after a new COVID-19 relief bill failed to pass before the August recess.
A piece by Carlton Johnson.
Months after COVID-19 shutdowns, select public libraries in the District have reopened, reconnecting homeless people to crucial daytime services.
Marcus McCall reflects on how the pandemic has affected him.
Jeffery McNeil offers advice on how to get through the public health emergency.
Artist and vendor Robert Warren comments on how President Trump has handled the public health crisis.
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.
Mayor Bowser’s budget has allocated funding to public housing repairs in response to a decade-long federal disinvestment. However, advocates argue that more money needs to be shifted to establish a recurring amount of funding for these repairs.
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.
Many jails have drastically reduced their populations amid coronavirus fears, but where do ex-prisoners go once they’re out?
A poem by artist and vendor Ronald Dudley.
C.R. Gibbs compares the current pandemic with the flu of 1918.