Clean. Safe. Polite. These are the three words that come to mind for Bonnie Pritchard. She is assistant director of education at Central Union Mission and… Read more »
Content categorized as Ward 6
Teachers, lawmakers and children rallied on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Oct. 2 to protest the closing of Head Start programs they credited with… Read more »
While national monuments, museums and federal offices remained shuttered due to the budget stalemate in Congress, officials in Washington D.C.’s not-so-autonomous city government struck a… Read more »
Phillip Black talks about how he made a friend selling Street Sense.
Three decades ago, advocate Mitch Snyder helped raise awareness about Washington’s growing homeless crisis, organizing sit-ins and hunger strikes that were the beginning of something much… Read more »
A vendor profile for Stephen Thomas, discussing his life.
The answer to that is yes. The reason why is because of the system. Housing also has a lot to do with it. The waiting… Read more »
There is an old saying that a woman’s work is never done. The same can be said for local advocates for the poor and homeless,… Read more »
The flea market section of Eastern Market is now in danger of being closed down and put into the hands of developers that have their own interests in mind.
Community member writes a memorial for his homeless neighbor.