An analysis by ProPublica of the the nation’s hospitals’ readiness to face the coronavirus pandemic.
A note from Franklin Sterling to his readers.
Matthew Jones, an artist and vendor for Street Sense Media shares advice from a friend that changed his life.
A eulogy for Bernard Gray, a.k.a. Dr. Shine by Street Sense vendor/artist James Gartrell.
Dan Hooks, a Street Sense artist/vendor, writes about his life in this first installment of a series.
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, street papers around the globe have responded in various ways.
D.C. resident Anthony White speaks from personal experience to advocate for mental health care reform in his response to Street Sense Media CEO Brian Carome’s piece “What we can learn from Alice Carter’s death.”
Maria Foscarinis, the founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, explains why temporary housing is the safest approach for people experiencing homelessness amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Artist and vendor Wendell Williams explains the importance of keeping recovery meetings open amid COVID-19.
From Facebook groups to restaurants, people across the District are finding ways to help out their fellow community members amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Angela Pounds-Bennett, a Street Sense vendor and artist died on the morning of New Year’s Day. Her husband Fred Bennett and mother Gwen Pleasant survive her.
With the coronavirus pandemic impacting people across the country, here these are five myths and the truth about them.
Street Sense Media’s CEO calls community members to support their vulnerable neighbors during COVID-19 precautions. For his organization, customers can pay vendors through its mobile app.
As the District copes with the spread of COVID-19, more than a dozen organizations that provide essential services to the homeless said they will stay open.
Advocates with Miriam’s Kitchen and The Way Home campaign ask what a state of emergency looks like for people already in crisis.
Calvary Women’s Services in Anacostia, a transitional housing program for homeless women, received a one-day makeover in March. The Mission Continues — a nonprofit empowering female veterans to continue their service — brought 68 women to the facility to help with the revamp.
As part of the District of Columbia’s strategic plan to reduce homelessness, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for The Aya in Ward 6 on Feb. 21. It is the fifth of seven short-term family housing facilities.
The pilot program began in January and was originally set to end in mid-March, WAMU reported.
Two bills addressing housing discrimination received a hearing on Feb. 20. In response, critics voiced their concerns regarding the enforcement of this legislation and whether they are adequate enough to fully address this deep-rooted systemic issue.
A D.C. landlord was arrested for contempt of court amidst litigation over allegations that he neglected to keep his properties up to code.