D.C. Timebanking offers itself as a possible alternative to traditional charities as a way to sustainably uplift and build communities.
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In a new HUD report, D.C. tied with Idaho for the highest percentage increase in homelessness.
Two Montgomery County students founded a chapter of Birthday Cakes 4 Free, a national charity that bakes and distributes cakes to low-income children.
Despite ongoing efforts to streamline the housing voucher system, the way the vouchers are structured and calculated often causes confusion and limits choices available to recipients.
Green Party vice presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka joined two Maryland Green Party officials and several dozen homeless Baltimore residents at a tent encampment for an overnight sleep out in September to learn how to better advocate for unhoused people.
Ken Martin recalls spending time with family at an event at My Girlfriend’s House.
Vendor/Artist Phillip Black muses on the state of DC Metro.
When people are given housing, they are more likely to recover from drinking or drug use problems and be productive. Eighty-five percent of people in Housing First are successful in their first year.
Street Sense vendor, Juan Callejon, shares a song dedicated to someone special.
Street Sense volunteer has started an blog, focusing on living unsheltered with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She hopes to spread awareness about the disorder and one day publish her written works.
Street Sense vendor and artist uses his creative writing style to articulate the difference between the non-profit organization and the real estate agency.
Street Sense vendor shares his concerns of safety and construction on the Metro.
May 23, a woman was sexually assaulted while riding the Metro. Author shares their opinion in regards to accountability and bystanders of actions as such.
We celebrate June 5, Long Term Survivors day, for those living with HIV/AIDS. Advocate, author, and survivor Nancy Duncan, offers her support to survivors of HIV/AIDS.
Monday, June 6 marked the start to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which will bring its own set of challenges to impoverished and homeless members of the… Read more »
Just a few things I would like to say – Thank you, firstly, for entering my life; Didn’t think to ask your name or number,… Read more »
In September, 1968, I was 18 years old. I became a freshman, one of approximately 100 black students, at Ole Miss (the University of Mississippi)…. Read more »
My place in Forestville is quiet. I am usually in my house. I do not talk with my neighbors very much. I live around the… Read more »
I am looking forward to a year of good health! My eyes are improving and my ability to do more is welcome! I will vigorously… Read more »
On Sunday, November 22 I attended a rally for Tamir Rice, one of the hundreds of children killed by police. The rally was at the… Read more »