A story about finding faith.
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Residents of Brookland Manor are in a battle against developers. They fear that plans for new apartments will push out large families and low-income residents.
A vendor profile on Juan Callejón.
New legislation proposed for District to provide public restrooms and to encourage businesses to make restrooms open to the public.
The day after the inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington brought 500,000 demonstrators to the National Mall to affirm women’s rights and for many, to protest the new Trump administration.
In this installment of Perception or Reality, Robert Williams laments the effects of the lack of housing.
A vendor’s new year’s resolutions, in four categories.
A vendor thanks important people in his life and Street Sense as he begins a new year.
A vendor profile on Elizabeth Bryant.
A vendor’s account of her holidays and her new year’s wishes.
A vendor’s new year’s message.
A vendor’s story of his journey to God.
Street Sense honors the life of Enzel Sudler– a car enthusiast, comedian and beloved member of the homeless community who passed away in Oct. 2016.
Two Montgomery County students founded a chapter of Birthday Cakes 4 Free, a national charity that bakes and distributes cakes to low-income children.
Carpenter’s Shelter, an Alexandria nonprofit, celebrated Thanksgiving with current and former residents.
Street Sense remembers beloved artists and vendor Kanell Washington, also known as Kenneth Ward.
Joyful Food Markets is a monthly pop-up market run by Martha’s Table and the Capital Area Food Bank that gives the families of elementary students in Wards 7 and 8 free produce and nonperishable groceries at monthly community events. Each enrolled child at the 21 schools where Joyful Markets are currently held can receive 23 pounds of food. Martha’s Table also hosts free pop-up markets at Rita Bright and Fort Stanton community centers.
A Street Sense vendor talks about two kittens and that have come into his life and the joy they have brought.
Patty Smith remembers her love for her late father.
A vendor reflects on how large a role their mother played in life.