Steve Lilienthal argues the GU Pivot program should be demonstrated in other schools throughout the U.S.
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Street Sense Media vendor Jeffery McNeil is frustrated as a conservative in D.C.
Jeffery McNeil’s story of what led him to being homeless, and how he dealt with it.
Christopher Stewart has been reaching out to his community by standing on a street corner with free breakfast food and novels.
Two housing groups in Washington, D.C., were penalized for refusing to accept government subsidies as payment for security deposits and monthly rent, said the Equal Rights Center, the plaintiff in this case.
Reed and Anthony met by chance in 2010. Two years later, they embarked on a journey to get Anthony off the street.
After going through several iterations since early 2017, the Public Restroom Facilities Installation and Promotion Act was advanced through the Committee on Transportation and the Environment.
Man experiencing homelessness writes about the importance of public restrooms in Washington DC
A man experiencing homelessness writes a poem on a crane that has been looming over Georgetown after the stop of construction.
Woman experiencing homelessness’ review on author Annie Finch’s poetry performance.
Inspired by the homeless prevention pilot program for families that was launched in 2015 a new Department of Human Services program called Project Reconnect will provide “shelter diversion and a rapid exit” for single adults.
Lyft started a pilot program offering 400 scooters in D.C., and residents with proof of low-income who qualify for a form of “welfare” like Medicaid or SNAP, can get a Lyft scooter subscription for just $5 per month. Low-income residents in D.C. have less access to public transportation like the Metro.
There is a lack of services available to victims of domestic violence in Washington, D.C. A coalition of advocates assessed 22 District agencies and the D.C. Council to evaluate how they handle situations of domestic violence internally and externally.
Karl Racine’s offices sued landlords of six buildings over safety violations present in 812 apartments.
Legal, financial and social service experts agree that financial abuse is an integral component of most abusive relationships and can prevent victims from seeking help.
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.
Street Sense Media vendor/artist Ronald Dudley’s poem of love.
Street Sense Media vendor Fredric John’s poem about historic down town D.C.
Street Sense Media’s 15th anniversary celebration was much more than a great evening.
Three eviction bills, some benefiting landlords and some benefiting tenants, were debated by landlords, tenants and advocates at a Sept. 24 D.C. Council hearing. Councilmember Anita… Read more »