In the late 90’s a person sleeping on the banks of the Ohio River, in a sleeping bag, was pushed and rolled into the river… Read more »
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Ever since the city announced its plan to close the D.C. General family shelter and transfer its residents to new facilities in seven of the… Read more »
Columnist Arthur Johnson addresses wage theft, who is vulnerable to it and District government’s response: The Wage Theft Amendment Act.
Ricardo Meriedy opens up about his Heroin addiction and his six year success of sobriety.
President and CEO of Covenant House Washington compels the community to fund more safe beds for homeless youth in order to help eliminate youth sex trafficking.
A Street Sense vendor/artist describes the discrimination he met with while selling papers near the White House.
A Street Sense vendor/artist criticizes President Trump’s personal travel expenditures.
A Street Sense vendor/artist explains his view on the extremist left and right sides of politics driving him to support Trump.
You see, compassion is no longer simply a human trait, at least not in America. Here, we have to want it; we have to work hard to set aside the messages; the consumerism, the demagoguery, the sheer tonnage of influence exerted by those who couldn’t possibly care less about people stranded in the cold.
Don’t be spiteful towards others. Be grateful for the way the Lord made you. Focus on your happiness.
This is what brings me joy!
It’s a surprise the Metro is still in business.
We are all responsible for the advancement of the human race. We shouldn’t just accept the status quo. This is a call to action to make change.
Craig Thompson an advocate and member of the homeless community is always looking for new ways in to help fight homelessness. He has come up the idea of starting an network for those experiencing homelessness that would be on an online platform. The network is meant to connect the community.
The MLK Library in Downtown D.C. is closed for renovations. The closing closely impacted the homeless community who utilize the resources they provided.
An anonymous Street Sense author reflects on his time in a DC homeless shelter, and how he eventually found hope.
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 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.