Vendor Joe Jackson argues that there needs to be a more productive relationship between housing and healthcare.
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Vendor Ronald Smoot highlights his issues with living in a shelter
Vendor Brianna Butler highlights how public restrooms can benefit people in D.C.
Monica Diaz was able to find housing thanks to a Washington Post but wishes everyone would be able to find a home regardless of an article written about them.
Jeffery McNeil gives his thoughts on the strategies of the Democratic Party.
Arthur Johnson gives advice on wisely spending your tax refund.
Street Sense’s executive director shares the story of Gerald Anderson, one of our vendors.
The city is moving in the right direction, says freelance writer Sarah Tascone.
Street Sense Artist and Vendor Anthony Carney reflects on the importance of music and one particular band that made his day.
A freelance writer reflects on how technology can play a concerning role in the future of jobs.
Should you give money to people who panhandle? Our vendors provide a range of answers informed by their own experiences.
Street Sense Media Volunteer Arthur Johnson writes about some of the free tax preparation programs available to D.C. residents as the April 15 filing deadline approaches.
Many of us see the warning signs before we become homeless. Yet homelessness can happen suddenly. Rent eats up 30 to 50 percent of most people’s… Read more »
Black people have become successful without getting paid back for slavery, argues vendor Jeffery McNeil.
The organizing director of D.C. Working Families Party wishes the forums were accomplishing valuable goals.
Vendor Gwynette Smith tries to tackle how to handle America’s immigration policy after the government shutdown.
Street Sense vendor Jeffery McNeil reflects on the Ralph Northam blackface controversy.
A PhD candidate at American University observed a cleanup that took place in NoMa and highlighted his issues with it.
A graduate student at George Washington University identifies how to better handle homeless encampments in the District.
When people claim this may be the worst period in history, I beg to differ. I believe the period from 1929 to 1945 when we… Read more »