Ever since the city announced its plan to close the D.C. General family shelter and transfer its residents to new facilities in seven of the… Read more »
Content categorized as Ward 1
Artist-vendor Angelyn Whitehurst writes about jazz and poetry at Loaves and Fishes.
An appeal brought against the District government by a group of 42 homeless men who were evicted from the La Casa low-barrier shelter in 2010, has been summarily dismissed on all counts by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
A photo essay by Vendor/Artist Ken Martin showing a Ward 1 neighborhood meet-up to discuss public safety and more.
A group of homeless men who stayed at La Casa sued the city under the Fair Housing Act.
Rochele Johnson pulls up a picture on her phone. It is of herself sixteen months ago, when she entered a detox program. “Who is this?”… Read more »
Tucked between Washington Hospital, the Soldiers’ Home and McMillan Reservoir in Columbia Heights sits nearly three acres of grass that remained empty for years. After… Read more »
Half a block from the Columbia Heights metro station, across from IHOP, Best Buy, and other restaurants and retail establishments, sits the District’s first seven-story… Read more »
Shelter in Columbia Heights to remain open during redevelopment.