Housing and substance abuse experts said having housing before attempting to seek treatment for individuals who are struggling with substance abuse increases the likelihood of success.
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At the “People’s Barbecue” in Baltimore City in August, local nonprofits offered resources to attendees.
“Undesign the Redline” is an interactive look at how the effects of discriminatory selling practices present in the 1930s housing market still affect low-income neighborhoods today. The Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) featured the exhibit as the centerpiece of its annual meeting and housing expo this year and in its downtown D.C. office throughout June.
More than 400 volunteers of all ages came together for B & Dee’s Baltimore Love Thanksgiving Clothing Drive and Empowerment Day meal.
D.C. street paper vendor Henrieese Roberts travels to Baltimore to learn what it feels like on the ground at a live-in demonstration outside of city hall. Fifty-five homeless people and their advocates created what they call Tent City as a testament to their need for public housing solutions.
Green Party vice presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka joined two Maryland Green Party officials and several dozen homeless Baltimore residents at a tent encampment for an overnight sleep out in September to learn how to better advocate for unhoused people.
In September, 1968, I was 18 years old. I became a freshman, one of approximately 100 black students, at Ole Miss (the University of Mississippi)…. Read more »
Street Sense vendor Morgan Jones describes an experience with a similar street paper.
Word on the Street, Baltimore’s new street paper, has hit the ground running.
The day wears on in Baltimore. Marvin Hammerman and his assistant, Anna Jackson, have arrived at BWI Airport and are en route to the residence of… Read more »
The night of Thursday, March 24, was quite an experience for those of us taking part in the “urban plunge”, a National Coalition for the… Read more »
Today, I want to call attention to one of the men’s shelters in Baltimore, and that’s the infamous Baltimore Rescue Mission, in downtown Baltimore. I… Read more »
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 »