Vendor Jeffery McNeil shares his reflections on how his opinions regarding abortion while pro-life conflict with the current political climate.
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I might be wrong, but I really think that The speech police are going wild. Beyond the elastic interpretation of law, beyond reason They’ve deputized… Read more »
A volunteer shares his poem questioning if people care about issues important to the homeless.
The new workforce housing fund would receive $20 million this year to aid families making between $70,000 and $140,000 a year. The Housing Production Trust Fund was increased by $30 million to bring it to $130 million, and the Housing Preservation Fund is increased by 50 percent to $15 million. The proposed budget is undergoing review by the various committees of the Council.
Jeffery McNeil gives his thoughts on the strategies of the Democratic Party.
With regulations recently put in place, the city is making final preparations to use the District Opportunity to Purchase Act as a part of its larger strategy to preserve affordable housing. The city’s DOPA claims will be second only to tenants’ rights to purchase a property once the owner has decided to sell.
Vendor Ron “Pookanu” Dudley shares his views through a poem titled “Listen”
Rep. Ilhan Omar called for a budget to end homelessness in front of the U.S. Capitol as part of her speech at the international student walk out to protest inaction on climate change.
The organizing director of D.C. Working Families Party wishes the forums were accomplishing valuable goals.
Vendor Gwynette Smith tries to tackle how to handle America’s immigration policy after the government shutdown.
Street Sense vendor Jeffery McNeil reflects on the Ralph Northam blackface controversy.
When people claim this may be the worst period in history, I beg to differ. I believe the period from 1929 to 1945 when we… Read more »
Street Sense vendor Angie Whitehurst reflects on what we can learn from the Covington Catholic controversy.
A Street Sense Media vendor shares how her customers have been affected by the shutdown. It’s cutting into her sales.
Street Sense artist and vendor Colly Dennis writes about how the government shutdown affects more than just federal workers.
Acting director of the District’s Office of Planning, Andrew Trueblood, emphasized his focus on affordable housing as the city develops its new comprehensive plan at a meeting with community activists.
As the partial government shutdown continues, city officials and service providers are working to protect residents relying on federally funded assistance and federal workers going without pay.
Carolyn Gallaher discusses D.C.’s need to put more money toward affordable housing.
Reginald Black, a vendor and representative to the D.C. Interagency Council on Homelessness, weighs in on the city’s efforts to end homelessness.
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration cut, and then partially reinstated, fiscal year 2019 funding for housing counseling services. Across-the-board funding cuts related to a federal block grant program, totalling $3.4… Read more »