Street Sense artist and vendor Colly Dennis writes about how the government shutdown affects more than just federal workers.
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Street Sense Media vendor Jeffery McNeil discusses some of the possible Democratic opponents of President Trump.
Jeffery McNeil weighs in on the controversy over Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Carolyn Gallaher discusses D.C.’s need to put more money toward affordable housing.
Arthur Johnson discusses the government shutdown and its effects on D.C. residents who depend on government assistance.
Angie Whitehurst discusses improving D.C.’s finances in the new year through public advocacy and education.
Reginald Black, a vendor and representative to the D.C. Interagency Council on Homelessness, weighs in on the city’s efforts to end homelessness.
Angela Meeks introduces her new advice column, answering questions about everything from dating to finding shelter.
In February 2017, I became homeless. I slept on benches in the park. I walked and walked every day until I was tired of walking. I… Read more »
Clarence Williams, a Street Sense vendor and homeless advocate, speaks on his frustrations with accessing public restrooms in Washington, D.C.
Steve Lilienthal argues the GU Pivot program should be demonstrated in other schools throughout the U.S.
Street Sense Media vendor Jeffery McNeil is frustrated as a conservative in D.C.
Street Sense Media vendor Gwynette Smith sympathizes with members of the migrant caravan but worries there are not enough resources for people already suffering in the U.S.
Street Sense Media vendor Colly Dennis says many people in the migrant caravan face the same struggles homeless people do in the U.S.
D.C. could lead the way in preventing unsanitary practices that spread diseases like hepatitis A.
New legislation passed by the D.C. Council this year funds basic dental services for older people whose yearly income is below $100,000.
A Street Sense Media volunteer writes about the vulnerability arising from experiencing homelessness.
A Street Sense Media reader responds.
A Washington resident writes about the effects of gentrification on the city he first visited only four years ago.
A vendor and columnist offers his hope for the political future.