Artist experiencing homelessness’ belongings destroyed, and his presence as a community staple upended in encampment sweep.
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The originally scheduled full cleanup of two encampments would have displaced homeless residents from one site to make room for a “streatery.”
Two homeless residents living in front of the Safeway at 17th and Corcoran streets NW lost all their belongings overnight. They claim it was neighborhood vigilantes.
Plans for a new 150-unit apartment building in Ward 2 ignited frustration among members of the Dupont East Civic Action Association – a group that opposes the project.
Jeffery McNeil’s story of what led him to being homeless, and how he dealt with it.
Artist/Vendor James Davis recounts his experiences with foreign students in a homeless challenge program.
Craig Thompson discusses homelessness, D.C, and religion.
A breakfast program on Connecticut Avenue has been feeding 60-70 people every Tuesday-Saturday morning for nearly 30 years. While people are there for a meal, they are also offered clothing, health care, haircuts and art therapy. The warm and welcoming atmosphere is what makes this program noteworthy.
Street Sense Vendor Anthony Crawford has been getting his customers ready for Valentine’s Day. With the help of Second Story Cards, a startup project run… Read more »
People shared their experiences with mental illness through monologues, poetry, music and dance at the Keegan Theatre on Oct. 10 and 11.
Robert Williams greets the community, recommends D.C. food stops and calls readers to action.
Street Sense photographers display original work in Hillyer Art Space on July 12, 2016.
The weatherman had been calling for a snow blizzard all week long. People were stocking up on food and household supplies at the grocery stores…. Read more »
In Dupont Circle, the roots of a large tree are pushing the sidewalk in front of it up. People walk by, often in a hurry,… Read more »
Hey y’all. I’m back. The beautiful one. Hope everything is OK on your end, because I’m OK, by the grace of God! Anyway, I have… Read more »
I was born and raised in the Congress Heights/Anacostia neighborhoods here in Washington. Over the years I have seen many changes, good and bad. Now… Read more »