A 2018 map of DC illustrates the major inequities of available affordable housing in high-income areas of DC and concentration in a few lower-income areas.
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A man experiencing homelessness writes a poem on a crane that has been looming over Georgetown after the stop of construction.
Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown is “baking a difference” by providing job training for disabled veterans.
Vendor artist poem on riding the bus.
Author Matthew Desmond and policy experts talked about the state of affordable housing in the U.S. at Georgetown Law
Frederic John recounts an impressive line-up at Glover Park Day 2016.
Master violinist and former orchestra player, Hassay has found a new stage on the corner of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality released a report called “Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs.” The report’s authors analyzed more… Read more »
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 »
The District of Columbia prohibits camping and any other form of “temporary abode.” On Friday, November 13 a long-standing camp of homeless men and women learned that this ordinance would soon be enforced. The story continues to develop…
Blocks away from The George Washington University, 18 tents sit nestled in the shadow of the Watergate complex. Despite the constant road noise from Rock… Read more »
Before his first semester at Georgetown University, freshman Andrew O’Brien hatched an idea to create a booklet to tell the stories of people experiencing homelessness…. Read more »
Since the recession hit five years ago, the rise in family homelessness has gotten a lot of attention from city agencies and nonprofits. Meanwhile, some… Read more »
Beneath the bridges of genteel Georgetown, not far from the mansions and embassies, there is an invisible village of small makeshift homes.
On Friday, August 23, I was introduced to my new internship organization, Street Sense. The new interns were invited to a barbeque in honor of the newspaper’s vendors, and I was lucky to join the party.
Chris Shaw recalls his time in a blues band.
One of college basketball’s biggest rivalries will be cut short when Syracuse leaves the Big East conference and becomes a member of the Atlantic Coast… Read more »
Interfaith collaboration to help the poor is a hot topic right now among religious leaders. That was evident in megachurch pastor Rick Warren’s recent speech… Read more »
A Spotlight on the Georgetown Ministry Center
On my first day as a Street Sense vendor, I was standing on a corner of M Street in Georgetown, exhausted and a little frustrated. Despite the… Read more »