Vendor and artist Jeffrey McNeil shares his thoughts on the upcoming presidential primary.
When Reggie Cox first learned about Charlie’s Place, a local shelter, he was in urgent need of a place to stay. Now, after volunteering at the shelter, he serves as executive director.
Street Sense Media’s executive director, Brian Carome, writes about Mayor Bowser’s decision to uphold the eviction of residents of the K Street NoMa encampment.
Residents of the K St underpass in NoMa prepared to permanently move their tents and belonging. The clear out was in response to complaints by NoMa residents and the NoMa Business Improvement District.
Kirk Ellis, a co-founder of OneTribe Outreach, is gathering funds to provide cold-weather sleeping bags to anyone in need this winter.
The clearing of people and their possessions from the K Street underpass between First and 2nd streets NE will take place on Thursday, Jan. 16 regardless of weather conditions, according to Jessica Smith, a policy analyst for the Office of the Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services.
Members of the International Network of Street Papers illuminate the number of deaths of people experiencing homelessness in major U.S. cities and the reasons why these vulnerable Americans are dying on the streets.
About 50 people gathered at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in honor of Homeless Person’s Memorial Day. An service was held by local religious leaders.
Rev. John Littlejohn offers a few of his favorite prayers.
Artist and vendor Laticia Brock uses poetry to memorialize her friend Miss Bobbie.
Artist/vendor Ronald Smoot shares the love he had for his dog as a child.
Local housing activists visited the Wilson Building to deliver budget priorities to their councilmembers.
Remembering Bernard “Chino” Dean Jr.
In a poem, artist/vendor Ibn Hipps shares his thoughts about hell.
On Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 a group gathered in Luther Place Church to commemorate the lives of those who died without a home last year. Following the service, participants gathered along 14th St, and marched in a procession carrying signs with the names of those who had passed and chanting for their right for housing.
Artist/vendor Jeff Taylor pays tribute to his late friend, Alice Carter.
My plan is to have a good job, like working in the Street Sense office. For my family, the new year means love for all… Read more »
A reflection on her recovery by Street Sense artist/vendor Vennie Hill
A New Years message from Street Sense artist/vendor James E. Gartrell.
A life update from Levester Green, a Street Sense artist/vendor.