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Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

DC's new status quo: homeless families, children left in the cold

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

If you follow DC news, you are well aware of the recent buzz around the crisis facing homeless families in the District. While this issue needs to be ...

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 ...

SHOCKING Treatment Of 8-Months-Pregnant Homeless Woman

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.08.2013 | DC

A report released Tuesday by the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless finds that homeless families face “exceedingly more difficult” obstacles...

No Room At the Inn: Despite Open Beds, D.C.'s Homeless Children Turned Away From Shelter

Matthew Fraidin | Posted 11.20.2012 | DC
Matthew Fraidin

Many D.C. families sleep in bus stations, abandoned buildings, laundromats and emergency rooms. With an extra $14 million in its budge, the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services has an easy choice to make.

Arin Greenwood

Do The 'Free Franklin' Protesters Have It Right?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The "Free Franklin" protesters have a distinct goal: to get the Franklin School, a city-owned former men's homeless shelter at 13th and ...