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Mayor's Proposal Will Allow Guns in Shelter: It's Time for a Ceasefire

Patty Mullahy Fugere | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC
Patty Mullahy Fugere

The Mayor cannot be so entrenched in his position that he is willing to allow a bill to become law that would allow guns, drugs, and violence in shelters with no consequences.

DC's Prosperity Must Be Shared in by All Its Residents

M. Bruce Lustig | Posted 05.27.2013 | DC
M. Bruce Lustig

Whether it be a time of prosperity or economic crisis, the community has a moral obligation to care for the least among us.

Hermano Pedro Closing

Lanie Rivera | Posted 04.27.2013 | DC
Lanie Rivera

After nearly 10 years of offering counseling and educational programs to homeless men and women from the basement of a Columbia Heights church, the Hermano Pedro Day Shelter will close on March 31.

Jason Cherkis

Old D.C. Hospital Holds 600 Homeless Children, Often Without Heat, Cribs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Robin Holloman, 22, and her newborn went without heat for two weeks straight this winter. She said she slept in snow pants and kept her ...

D.C. Homeless Shelter System Can't Keep Up

Posted 03.07.2012 | DC

By Jessilyn Justice Street Sense When District officials made plans late last year to renovate rooms for 100 additional homeless families at the o...