Street Sense Vendor Anthony Crawford has been getting his customers ready for Valentine’s Day. With the help of Second Story Cards, a startup project run… Read more »
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Artist-vendor Angelyn Whitehurst writes about jazz and poetry at Loaves and Fishes.
Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown is “baking a difference” by providing job training for disabled veterans.
Vendor Marcus Green discusses a worthy local cause and how much it helped him.
A memorial honoring Larry Avents, a D.C. man who had been experiencing homeless for 20 years. He passed away in August of 2016, and is remembered fondly by those who knew him.
The only two constants in Don Gardner’s life have been faith and. By the time he started founding nonprofits and hosting community events, Gardner, 59,… Read more »
Don Gardner, a nonprofit founder and former Street Sense vendor, organized a six-hour gathering in Franklin Square Park that included music, prayer, children’s entertainment and food and clothing donations.
An appeal brought against the District government by a group of 42 homeless men who were evicted from the La Casa low-barrier shelter in 2010, has been summarily dismissed on all counts by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Robert Williams greets the community, recommends D.C. food stops and calls readers to action.
Vendor artist describes opening of new fast food restaurant location.
Vendor artist says farewell to Epiphany Reverend Elizabeth in his second installment of “Behind the Scenes.”
Activists and residents protest the sale of Washington Home and Hospice to Sidwell Friends, which will displace more than 200 elderly and disabled.
Vendor artist poem on riding the bus.
District Displaced presented a new photo gallery of the homeless, by the homeless at Murrow Park, July 3.
A photo essay by Vendor/Artist Ken Martin showing a Ward 1 neighborhood meet-up to discuss public safety and more.
DHS cleared three homeless encampment sites near K and 26th Street NW on the morning of June 28 – the temporary home to two dogs and approximately 12 people. In a departure from recent encampment evictions, if residents were present to claim their belongings and ostensibly begin taking down their tents, they were not forced to leave the area. However, unattended belongings were discarded, not sorted or stored.
A group of Street Sense vendors and Wilson High School students showcased the “Devising Hope” play.
Author Matthew Desmond and policy experts talked about the state of affordable housing in the U.S. at Georgetown Law
Frederic John recounts an impressive line-up at Glover Park Day 2016.
Rose Jaffe portrays residents and staffers of the historic Community for Creative Nonviolence in a new mural outside the shelter.