While working in social services in Washington, I had clients with seven addresses in less than three years, while others had a new cell phone number every other month.
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Neighborhood groups, activist organizations and the city have let Barry Farm down, but there is still time to get it right. Illegitimacy, misinformation, and disorder can no longer be the status quo.
D.C. can easily cover the sequester cuts, given the $400 million budget surplus it announced earlier this year. The outstanding question, however, is whether or not Mayor Vince Gray will be an advocate for this city's growing poor population.
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