For multiple years Street Sense has hosted a community forum series designed to draw together service providers, clients, government, business and active community members to learn about and discuss solutions to homelessness.

 


Upcoming Events

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When Your Income Isn’t Enough: Bridging the Divide Between Homelessness & Affordable Housing

December 7, 2016 | 6:30-8:30 pm
The Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW 20005

73% of DC residents earning below ~$15,000 experience severe housing cost burden (paying more than 50% of their income). BUT the definition of affordable housing is paying 30% of your income.

Join Street Sense & Local Organizations in Discussing a Solution

Past Events


 

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Out of the Closet, Out of a Home: A Forum on LGBTQ Homelessness

June 22, 2016 | 6:30-8:30 pm
The Church of the Epiphany

Exploring the epidemic of LGBTQ youth homelessness, what services exist for LGBTQ youth, and how the community can get involved.

 

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Uncovering Criminalization of Homelessness

February 11th, 2016 | 6:30-8:30 pm
The Church of the Epiphany

Exploring how laws criminalizing public encampments, food sharing, sitting on the sidewalk, and more make homeless living illegal and often impossible.

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Family Homelessness in DC

April 21, 2015
Exploring the causes, programs/policies, hardships families face, and how to get involved in the solution surrounding family homelessness.

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Health and Homelessness: Mental Health

January 27th, 2015
Exploring how mental health issues can be both a cause and result of homelessness.

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Health and Homelessness: Physical Health

September 22, 2014
Exploring the negative health effects of homelessness.


Thank You to Our Forum Planning Committee!