A new D.C. art exhibition encourages people to travel the Stations of the Cross and reflect on new and familiar works of art to take a spiritual pilgrimage that resonates across different places, times and faiths.
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D.C. Timebanking offers itself as a possible alternative to traditional charities as a way to sustainably uplift and build communities.
The Office of the D.C. Auditor reported that the Department of Housing and Community Development is mismanaging the costly Housing Production Trust Fund ahead of the release of Mayor Bowser’s 2018 budget, which she defended at a rally.
While D.C. initiatives have made progress in combatting high HIV rates, Black women who face poverty and are at high risk for contracting HIV need greater investment in resources, awareness and PrEP medication.
A Street Sense vendor remembers a time that he was fined for eating pizza on the Metro.
A Street Sense vendor discusses his involvement with the National Coalition for the Homeless as a member and speaker.
A Street Sense vendor shares her experience visiting the Inter-American Development Bank staff gallery.
A Street Sense vendor shares his experience of being homeless.
A story about finding faith.
A Street Sense vendor contemplates the possible consequences of the Trump Presidency on Washington D.C.
Two Street Sense artists/vendors talk about the difficulties and social stigma of depression.
A Street Sense vendor interviews Martin Luther King Jr. Library Information Specialist Glen Wells to reflect on his time there as the branch closes for a three-year renovation.
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 Street Sense vendor shares his own opinions of today’s political climate and society’s reaction to government actions.
A Street Sense writer gives informative advice on how to best use the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
On March 3, the D.C. Council Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization held a performance oversight hearing to assess the agencies it monitors. Nearly 30 District residents appeared to testify against slum conditions in low-income housing, hoping to persuade officials to improve the quality and increase the quantity of affordable housing units in the city.
Rep. Keith Ellison reintroduced the “Common Sense Housing Investment Act” (H.R. 948) in the U.S. House of Representatives Feb. 8., a bill that would make it easier for the middle and working classes to find affordable rental housing.
While D.C. is on its way to rid sales taxes on feminine hygiene products and diapers, NYC will guarantee access to free pads and tampons in its schools, prisons and shelters.
At ICH pre-meeting, DC Department of Human Services owns communication breakdown between officials and homeless community during last-minute interim service plan implementation for MLK Library renovation years in the making.
A story of the Women’s March in Washington .