Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffier answered questions from the community.
“I wish I had a school like that when I was growing up,” one parent said.
Vendor Moyo Onibuje discusses his experience finding housing, the comforts of his new home, and his ambitions for the future.
One proposal would move the DC housing authority under the purview of the mayor’s office, while another calls for new requirements for DCHA board members.
The first phase of the $7 Million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition resulted in a tie between the two teams that saw the most growth in English literacy among users of their apps.
Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed a strategic plan to reduce the deaths.
The report comes from the The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty and the National Network for Youth.
Looking for faces as the winds whistle, calling us into dark places and the rains that make you wonder if they have taken cover, relief… Read more »
Artist and vendor Patty Smith shares what love means to her in a poem.
The tramp tromps on freedom, joy and grace And he does it with a wicked twist of his face There is no fate in his gate … Read more »
Vendor/Artist Levester Green describes his perspective on the evolution of Street Sense Media.
Vendor/Artist Jennifer McLaughlin calls for unity among African-American activists.
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 »
During the shutdown my profits fell 75 percent. I didn’t see many of my usual customers because a lot are government workers and the shutdown… Read more »
Artist and vendor Evelyn Nnam gives her thoughts on Valentine’s Day.
A thought-provoking poem by artist and vendor Kedist Girma.
Laticia Brock’s poem about her views on homelessness.
Jet experiences illness and difficulty finding shelter, and is helped by a new friend with a connection to singer Sarah McLachlan.
In the 14th installment of his ongoing life story, Gerald hears news of his friends being incarcerated in New Orleans.
Street Sense Media volunteer contributor Tyrone Chisholm on the importance of striving to improve.