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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The organizing director of D.C. Working Families Party wishes the forums were accomplishing valuable goals.
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.
Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffier answered questions from the community.
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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.
Karl Racine’s offices sued landlords of six buildings over safety violations present in 812 apartments.
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.
D.C. government, nonprofit organizations and citizens are responding to the most recent spike in synthetic drug overdoses.
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.
Two men were arrested after a violent episode at the 2nd and D Street shelter.
Reginald Johnson, 37, is wanted for First Degree Murder While Armed in connection with the July 2 murder near the shelter at 2nd and D Streets NW.
On Monday, July 2, a man was shot with a handgun and killed near the entrance to the Community for Creative Nonviolence shelter located at 2nd and D Streets NW.
The Tenants Advocacy Coalition held the second half of its Candidate’s Forum at the end of May. Attendees discussed affordable housing and development in D.C.
A Street Sense Media vendor was robbed while selling his newspapers. The response from law enforcement and the local community was surprising.
I was robbed on the 30N bus on the night of April 26 at 12:55 a.m. The crime was committed blocks away from the Capitol building, the bus stop near the intersection of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW.
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.