As Betsy Ross sews up the flag for the fourth of July Independence Day of 1776, our celebration of that day has been around for several centuries.
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Street Sense gives you the opportunity to be your own boss, and gives you self confidence, allowing you to be more responsible and ready to be a good father again.
Well the last 2 months have been wonderful! My son is two months old and he gives me the motivation to get up every day… Read more »
A Street Sense Vendor describes his experience with homelessness.
On June 21, Republicans escalated their war on the poor. The Senate that day passed a draconian bill that cuts $4.5 billion from the Supplemental… Read more »
Are liberals hurting Obama’s chances for 2012?
I came up with a 10-week campaign for Street Sense that focuses on highlighting the incredible strides of the organization as well as the individual vendors.
Jesus is the author of salvation, and that means he gives us salvation for free, but everything else is a price to pay.
After having been on the housing list for more than three years, it’s a dream come true. It took a lot of hard work and determination for me to get to this point but it was well worth it.
My decision to repent came after I was arrested in 1983 for possession of PCP.
I’ve seen so many people whose lives have changed because of their idea, including myself.
He was a survivor as he would say, “Sure ya right, wind me up Chuck. Don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that gogo swing.”
A piece about peace by vendor/artist Gary Minter
Fox News loves to show the narrative of some single white mom who gave up her food stamps, found God, discovered capitalism and became CEO of some multimillion-dollar corporation. But I have yet to see them feature the greatest rags-to-riches story in American history: the man sitting in the White House.
Chuck Brown brought Washington D.C. its very own style of music. He helped anybody, nobody, everybody, somebody.
Anne Singleton looks into a healthcare provider serving homeless and low-income D.C. residents
Donahue impacted many lives as a priest, an activist and a storyteller
Maurice King writes about economic inequality in the District
Last year well over one million workers were employed by two of the largest day labor companies, and over 50% of them were homeless. These… Read more »
Dear Fred, I see homeless people out on the street. A lot of times, I don’t want to give them money, but I still want… Read more »