The Interfaith Conference (IFC) aims to promote dialogue, understanding and a sense of community among persons of diverse faiths and to work cooperatively for social and economic justice in metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Content categorized as Youth
Established in 1994, Young Women’s
Project was started by young
women as an organization that
works for under-resourced women
and girls, and teens of color.
Sixty-two Washington, D.C.-area high school seniors have been selected by the Posse Foundation to receive full-tuition scholarships to attend top colleges and universities beginning in… Read more »
International reporting on how sanitary kits are changing the lives of young girls in Kenya.
Reporting on the Help the Homeless Mini-Walk Program at the Community Academy Public Charter School, in partnership with Fannie Mae.
In-depth reporting on the advocacy efforts of Thomas Jessop, 14, who embarked on a cross-country bike trip to advocate for a federal safe parking program.
Street Sense intern Shadaye Hunnicutt shares about difficult roots and the resilience to overcome.
In-depth reporting on Fresh Start Catering and DC Central Kitchen’s efforts to feed those in need, as well as the District’s students in school.
Reporting on an innovative way to design public parks being used in Southeast DC.
Reporting on Street Soccer USA (SSUSA), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use soccer as a tool for social change, moving homeless men, women and youth off the streets and into homes.
Reporting on efforts to introduce school children to urban farming in Maryland in order to help better their nutrition.
An in-depth review on the challenges Latino children faces in the education system.
An international article detailing the work of centers seeking to assist children born to commercial sex workers.
Reporting on the struggles associated with struggling with homelessness and trying to stay in school.
Artist/Vendor Sean-Christopher Riley provides insights into Camp Friendship, a camp for children afflicted with cancer.
Reporting from Artist/Vendor Reginald Black on the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship, which allows low-income families to send their children to private schools, and is slated to lose funding next year.
David Hammond opines on what challenges wait for a very changed Washington.
Students from a local school get the chance to spend a day in the shoes of a Street Sense Vendor.
“What are some of the stereotypes you have about homeless people?” Michael O’Neill, the coordinator of Washington, D.C.’s Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau, asks, addressing a class at Georgetown University.