But what does one do when those systems fail? An ongoing problem I’m working through with a client has forced me to confront this question head- on and interrogate whether these programs serve our clients in the first place.
Many people are asking that question. It raises concerns both about the safety of American citizens and restoration of the rule of law.
DC residents who have experienced homelessness share their views of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
We are, as a nation, increasingly divided. I do not think it is overstating our current state of affairs to say that our democracy is at stake
Artist and vendor Jeff Taylor critiques the case study written by Street Sense Media about the life and death of Alice Carter, who he knew and lived with.
Artist and vendor Jeffrey McNeil offers his take on the 2020 election.
Artist and vendor Angie Whitehurst discusses why, despite the American medical establishment’s history of racism, the COVID-19 vaccine should still be trusted.
Case manager Charlie Mussoff on his experience witnessing the policing of those experiencing homelessness.
Worries about eviction during the pandemic disproportionately affect Black and Hispanic renters, widening the racial wealth gap.
Donté Turner on the importance of providing financial aid to those experiencing homelessness.
Aida Peery offers some words for the upcoming holidays.
Steve Lilienthal on the importance of prison libraries for the education of incarcerated persons.
Samantha Batko predicts how a Biden administration will handle policies related to housing and homelessness.
Artist and vendor Aida Peery celebrates Donald Trump’s loss.
Marcellus Phillips shares why he didn’t vote.
Vendor Angie Whitehurst shares her thoughts on the need for rental reform.
L. Morrow on the promise of young activists in politics.
Jeff Taylor reflects on the lasting impacts of the presidential election.
Sandra Jackson from the House of Ruth on the importance of childcare for Black women.
Jeffrey McNeil gives his perspective on the election and the consequences that could arise from it.