Jeffery McNeil’s story of what led him to being homeless, and how he dealt with it.
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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.
Woman experiencing homelessness’ review on author Annie Finch’s poetry performance.
For the last four years, a small group of community activists has pushed for access to public restrooms in downtown Washington, D.C. They managed to influence the introduction of legislation to pursue this goal, but are worried it will not receive a vote.
A short poem of a homeless community member by Vendor Anthony Carney.
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.
$1.7 million grant from Bowser to pilot a center homeless advocates have been requesting for a decade
On Sunday, one year after the events of Charlottesville, a second white supremacy rally, in the nation’s capital, was met with overwhelming opposition. “Unite the Right 2” was over before it began and organizers backed away before their small demonstration was scheduled to commence.
Casa Ruby offers a variety of services to members of the LGBTQ community regardless of housing or immigration status
Children learning about homelessness at Tenleytown Library.
Artist/Vendor James Davis recounts his experiences with foreign students in a homeless challenge program.
D.C. nonprofit Community of Hope reopened its redesigned health clinic in Adams Morgan after two years of renovation. The new clinic has more facilities and specialized resources to serve the immigrant and asylee communities in Ward 1.
The District government cleared a camp in Foggy Bottom, one of several in recent years at the the same location. A bystander gave his account of the clean-up.
The public space across the street from 2025 E St. NW is no longer home to the residents of a homeless encampment. The District’s Department of Human Services posted notice of the clear-out on March 15 and made good on its promise two weeks later.
Nonprofit developer Jubilee Housing is building affordable housing in Columbia Heights that will allow low-income families to stay in their neighborhood.
Ken Martin voices his support to high school students marching against gun violence.
Vendor Reginald Black calls for a comprehensive, city-wide approach to replacing D.C. General with local family shelters.
Eric Thompson-Bey discusses his journey to getting a job in a restaurant, which began when he obtained an externship through a culinary program called Real Opps located at Thrive D.C.
On Feb. 8 a representative from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services and a crew of public works employees cleaned up an E street encampment but did not remove the tents.
Christina, an Editorial Intern, shares her experiences at Street Sense.