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.
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The landlord declined to comment on the matter.
The Congressional Chorus pleased audiences during two performances of their show “Jazz Hot!” at the Church of the Epiphany
“We can be the government that ends homelessness,” said one councilmember.
City officials and church members gathered for a March 13 ribbon cutting at The Beacon Center, where all 99 of the new housing units have been set aside as affordable housing. A renovated Emory United Methodist Church sits at the center of the complex, which also houses community spaces and the church’s outreach programs.
Vendor Frederic John shares a poem about one of DC’s most well-known areas.
A graduate student at George Washington University identifies how to better handle homeless encampments in the District.
Vendor Moyo Onibuje discusses his experience finding housing, the comforts of his new home, and his ambitions for the future.
In Compersia, a small DC cooperative, members share a home, a bank account, and a way of life.
Jeffery McNeil’s story of what led him to being homeless, and how he dealt with it.
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.