A profile on Leonard Cannady, who warns of the dangers of substance abuse.
A monthly column where Fred Anderson takes questions from readers.
An interview of former Congressman and Reverand Walter E. Faunteroy on social issues affecting America.
A recipe for beef stew to feed many people.
A short essay on a day in the life of someone forced to live on nothing.
A 2003 protest to call awareness to 300 families on the waiting list each day for emergency shelter in 2003.
A book review of Hope Dies Last, by Studs Terkel, a renowned oral historian.
A poem warning against the dangers of smoking
An article about the struggles of formerly incarcerated people in their attempts to reintegrate into society.
Author/Vendor Amy Levey documents the homelessness surge in D.C
Author/Vendor Chantal Majken Grinderslev details the struggles homeless help organizations face when it comes to volunteer flow.
Some of the first residents of the new shelter on New York Avenue, NE believe they have found more than a place to protect them… Read more »
A profile on Street Sense vendor Bobby Buggs, detailing information about him.
An article describing how SOME, a homeless help organization, assists homeless people around the city.
A photograph of rallies taking place on National Homeless Persons Memorial Day in 2003
These children are all part of a tutoring program called Project Northstar. They were asked to write essays about “what is homelessness,” and these are their answers.
Project Northstar matches homeless, formerly homeless, and at-risk children with adult tutors, There are currently more than 150 students in the program, and they meet once a week with tutors at five different sites throughout the city.
A poem by David Harris
A Poem by David Harris
When a landlord sells a building in D.C., tenants are usually allowed the opportunity to purchase the building and become homeowners, or to negotiate other… Read more »
Representative Dennis J. Kucinich (DOhio) was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 8, 1946, the eldest of seven children. He grew up in Cleveland’s inner… Read more »