Multiple Street Sense vendors give their opinions on bench removal in the downtown area.
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Abrams Hall is the first completed part of the Walter Reed Medical campus redevelopment in Northwest D.C.
Mayor Bowser faced residents who were pushing for tighter restrictions on encampments in their neighborhood.
Street Sense Media artist and vendor Reginald Black writes about a D.C. park closing.
The coalition of nonprofits created Platform of Hope to help families access and navigate existing services by centralizing them. The program will take on its second wave of clients in September.
Some Ward 1 residents say they have legitimate concerns about the construction of a new homeless shelter in their neighborhood.
Two men were struck and killed on July 10 in James Monroe Park when an SUV barreled off of Pennsylvania Avenue and into the park bench where they had been sitting.
After nearly 30 years of service at Joseph’s House, Patty Wudel, the nonprofit’s outgoing executive director, leaves behind a legacy of community building and compassion.
Though the Michael A. Stoops Anti-Discrimination Amendment Act did not gain traction in 2017, it was reintroduced to DC Council earlier this year.
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.
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.
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.