These are some of the men and women I met during the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veteran Stand Down event at the D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical… Read more »
An conversation between Street Sense Media vendor Wendell Williams and Hus Forbi Vendor Allan Anderson. The two met at the 2018 Global Street Paper Summit.
On Jan 22. D.C. conducted the 2020 Point in Time Count. The data collected on this night will help the city determine where to allocate resources for addressing homelessness.
Last week the ICH presented a draft of Homeward D.C. 2.0 in an effort to revitalize the goals of their initial plan, Homeward D.C., and fix shortcomings discovered during its implementation over the past four years. During the meeting, multiple D.C. residents, many of whom were formerly homeless, expressed their concerns with the city’s ability to fulfill the plan’s ambitious goals. Along with the general vagueness of the document itself, residents took issue with the lack of transparency regarding policy meetings and the little progress being made for universally affordable housing.
Artist and vendor Ronald Smoot shares his experience with marijuana.
In her poem, artist and venodr Evelyn Nnam celebrates Valentine’s Day,
As encampment residents in the NoMa neighborhood were forced to move from an underpass on K Street in January, one group’s fundraiser illustrates the challenges that come with outreach to a community with varying needs and priorities.
Artist and vendor Franklin Owens III shares his love for writing in this poem.
Artist and vendor Vennie Hill updates readers on her recovery and her life.
Artist and vendor Ricardo Meriedy honors his brother.
In the fourth installment of his series “Mac & Jenny”, aritst and vendor Ibn Hipps tells Mac’s story as he argues with his father.
In this piece, artist and vendor Levester Green shares some of his mother’s work.
Artist and vendor Ron Dudley shares his thoughts on Donald Trump through poetry.
Months of deliberations of the future of Barry Farm Dwellings came to an end on Jan. 30 after the Historic Preservation Review Board unanimously voted to protect a section of the neighborhood from redevelopment.
After local tenants withheld their rent to demand repairs, their landlord sent them eviction notices. A rally was held the morning of their court date.
Artist and vendor Frederic John remembers his friend Alice Carter.
Artist/vendor Queenie Featherstone writes a poem about moving from place to place.
Artist and vendor Marcus Green shares some of his goals for the New Year.
The latest installment of artist/vendor Gerald Anderson’s recounting of his early years.
Vender and artist, Anthony Carney writes about wintertime for DC’s homeless people.