Street Sense Artists/Vendors Michael Craig and Barbara Pollard interviewed actor and playwright Richard Hoehler on his off-Broadway production “I of the Storm.” Hoehler’s play follows the story of a man who finds himself living on the street yet discovering his true self for the first time. Craig and Pollard dive into Hoehler’s outlook on theater, homelessness and humanity.
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A new poetry workshop series called “I want a president…” is challenging Washingtonians to rethink political representation. In October, participants will read their final poem as a ‘creative protest’ in front of the White House.
Daniel Hatcher’s book uncovers how governments profit off denying resources to disadvantaged people
Roberta Haber reviews Matthew Desmond’s book in which he tells the stories of impoverished families in Milwaukee
A special event took place Monday March 21, 2016 at the McKinley Building on American University’s campus. This semester, a media marketing class had been… Read more »
District Displaced held an exhibition of photographs taken by homeless photographers Lance, Glenn and Robin on January 29 at the White Room DC. Robin, who… Read more »
The independent film “Under the Bridge” had its Washington, D.C., premier on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at E Street Cinema. This film was the collaborative… Read more »
The “I Have a Home Here” art bus made an appearance at the first annual Painting Out Poverty festival in Southwest D.C. on Saturday, August… Read more »
A Street Sense Filmmakers Co-op production, directed by Robert Warren and Reginald Black, touching on homeless advocates, hard winters, a mayor’s race and more.
“When we ignore the hungy and abandoned around us, we lose a piece of ourselves in the provess.” – Marta Bohorquez The energetic troupe of… Read more »
Everyone has a story to tell. Just as housing can be seen as a human right, so can we see the expression of self through… Read more »
The George Washington University’s dance and theater group performed a brilliant combined effort: The Cradle Will Rock (a Play in Music) written by Marc Blitzstein… Read more »
How could such heart-rending stories have resulted in such a magical performance? On Friday night, seven talented actors lit up the stage at the District… Read more »
On March 15th, more than one hundred volunteers met at Franklin Square in downtown D.C. to support One Umbrella’s PhilanthroFEST Two. During the event, homeless… Read more »
With the mainstream media’s take on black history, we often tend to forget the here and now as we reflect on the past. On February… Read more »
How a theatre in Poland is shining a light on homelessness, via the International Network of Street Papers.
The Homeless Children’s Playtime Project, an organization that provides weekly visits to DC shelters, hosted a halloween party.
A showcase of documentary-style short films about homelessness hopes to raise awareness about the issue.
“Angels come in all forms,” Ramos said in an interview. “Although I never had Covenant House, I did have people in my life who showed up to help me and protect me, the way Covenant House does for their kids.”