Monica and Pete lived in tents on the streets of D.C. for two years, working and seeking assistance. In a matter of days, their GoFundMe that a law student established raised over $41,000 and they moved indoors.
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A PhD candidate at American University observed a cleanup that took place in NoMa and highlighted his issues with it.
A graduate student at George Washington University identifies how to better handle homeless encampments in the District.
The fences are down and “Rain” is up in the M Street NE underpass. Bi-weekly homeless encampment cleanups continue on L Street, K Street and First Street.
A series of “encampment” locations between the NoMa and Union Station Metro stops have experienced more frequent “re-cleaning” visits by city workers for at least two months.
The National Museum of the American Indian hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of the Native American women who have been murdered or are currently missing.
On March 8, a homeless encampment was cleared away from federal park land in front of Central Union Mission. One man identifies a 25-minute window in which he lost everything.
The D.C. government recently conducted two clean-ups of tent encampments in the NoMa neighborhood, forcing the displacement of several homeless community members.
Three tent encampments in NoMa were cleared over the last three weeks. The encampments were in locations that have been designated for public art projects by the NoMa BID.