A book review of Hope Dies Last, by Studs Terkel, a renowned oral historian.
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 »
Maher is remembered for his sense of humor, compassion and presence in the community
August Mallory is 47 years old and originally from Indianapolis. He currently lives in Baltimore and sells Street Sense both in Baltimore and in Washington,… Read more »
Anne Singleton looks into a healthcare provider serving homeless and low-income D.C. residents
Street Papers Print Chapter of Harry Potter Book Homeless newspapers in Germany became prime property in late October when J.K. Rowling offered them exclusive publishing… Read more »
The Gales School Shelter is no longer set to close in the winter months, but the need for a downtown shelter still remains
Donahue impacted many lives as a priest, an activist and a storyteller
The local observance of National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18 in McPherson Park, 15th Street and… Read more »