Multiple Street Sense vendors give their opinions on bench removal in the downtown area.
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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.
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.
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 Congressional Chorus pleased audiences during two performances of their show “Jazz Hot!” at the Church of the Epiphany
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.
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.
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.
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.
Artist/Vendor James Davis recounts his experiences with foreign students in a homeless challenge program.
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.
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.
Bill that allows the District to work with the National Park Service to maintain and operate Franklin Square Park passes in the House of Representatives