People shared their experiences with mental illness through monologues, poetry, music and dance at the Keegan Theatre on Oct. 10 and 11.
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Members of a long-standing “hidden” tent city faced eviction and a clean up as part of an ongoing effort overseen by the Office of the Deputy Mayor.
A memorial honoring Larry Avents, a D.C. man who had been experiencing homeless for 20 years. He passed away in August of 2016, and is remembered fondly by those who knew him.
The only two constants in Don Gardner’s life have been faith and. By the time he started founding nonprofits and hosting community events, Gardner, 59,… Read more »
Robert Williams greets the community, recommends D.C. food stops and calls readers to action.
D.C. government conducted an encampment cleanup near K & 27th St. NW July 28, the second cleanup at the site within five weeks.
Vendor artist poem on riding the bus.
District Displaced presented a new photo gallery of the homeless, by the homeless at Murrow Park, July 3.
Street Sense photographers display original work in Hillyer Art Space on July 12, 2016.
DHS cleared three homeless encampment sites near K and 26th Street NW on the morning of June 28 – the temporary home to two dogs and approximately 12 people. In a departure from recent encampment evictions, if residents were present to claim their belongings and ostensibly begin taking down their tents, they were not forced to leave the area. However, unattended belongings were discarded, not sorted or stored.
Author Matthew Desmond and policy experts talked about the state of affordable housing in the U.S. at Georgetown Law
Frederic John recounts an impressive line-up at Glover Park Day 2016.
See where the candidates for D.C.’s 2016 Primaries stand on issues affecting the District’s un-housed community
Samuel Ali plays the charango, an instrumental typical to his motherland, the Bolivian plateaus, in order to add color to dreary city streets.
Master violinist and former orchestra player, Hassay has found a new stage on the corner of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality released a report called “Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs.” The report’s authors analyzed more… Read more »
The District orchestrated another homeless encampment shut down on Thursday morning, April 14. A handful of men had taken shelter beneath an onramp in Foggy… Read more »
Hello to my Street Sense supporters, especially those from Farragut West and Farragut North. This is 35-year old vendor #510 Donald Brown reporting. I am… Read more »
Early on the afternoon of Thursday, March 3, “Preacherman” Lance could see trouble coming. The day was brisk, as the sun tried to peek out… Read more »
The weatherman had been calling for a snow blizzard all week long. People were stocking up on food and household supplies at the grocery stores…. Read more »