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Mayor’s 2020 Budget Announcement: What Does It Mean?

Submitted on April 22, 2019 - 1:04 pm

Mayor Bowser released her proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 on March 20th. This document outlines her spending priorities for the coming year. Recently, the Mayor said, “in a city as prosperous as ours, we can do better by our homeless neighbors.” We could not agree more. Housing is health

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Announcing: 2019 Mission Possible Gala Honoree, Tony Burns!

Submitted on April 1, 2019 - 4:20 pm

We are proud to announce one of our honorees for Mission Possible 2019:  Tony Burns! Tony will be receiving the Dignity award at this year’s Mission Possible Celebration for his work as a peer mentor and advocate for people experiencing homelessness in DC. Tony was referred to Miriam’s Kitchen to connect with

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Homelessness and Women : A Reflection During Women’s History Month

Submitted on March 25, 2019 - 4:42 pm

Written by: Lara Pukatch, Miriam’s Kitchen Advocacy Director As you know well, our mission is to end long term homelessness in DC, a crisis that is disproportionately impacting men. Approximately 80% of those that come to our dining room, access our outreach services, or reside in our housing program identify

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Announcing one of our honorees for Mission Possible 2019:  Tony Burns!

Submitted on March 25, 2019 - 9:07 am

Tony will be receiving the Dignity award at this year’s Mission Possible Celebration for his work as a peer mentor and advocate for people experiencing homelessness in DC. Tony was referred to Miriam’s Kitchen to connect with our intensive case management and to take steps to find a safe, permanent

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D.C.’s Most Valuable Asset

Submitted on March 13, 2019 - 8:09 pm

Last week, on the steps of DC’s city hall, advocates gathered to call for an end to long term homelessness in the District. As leaders of The Way Home Campaign, Miriam’s Kitchen organized the event to build community, hear powerful stories, and urge our government to invest in its people. Ken

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Racial Equity: What’s Next? 

Submitted on March 3, 2019 - 11:08 am

In our last post, we reviewed the ways that MK has engaged in racial equity over the past year. Reflecting on the year put things into perspective and offered insight into our achievements. It has been important to identify and celebrate those wins (big and small), as practicing gratitude has been key to combating

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Racial Equity: 2018 Year in Review

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Written by: Brittney Washington, Miriam’s Kitchen Racial Equity & Inclusion Manager  In February 2018, Miriam’s Kitchen published our first external message that spoke explicitly about the link between race and homelessness. One year later, racial equity has become a core part of our work, and we remain committed to integrating

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