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Shutdown Over, But Need Remains

Submitted on February 1, 2019 - 9:18 am

“Am I going to lose my voucher? Am I going to be homeless again?” These are some of the questions Director of Housing, Kierstin Quinsland, and her team received from residents during the shutdown. For both those in housing and those currently experiencing homelessness, this uncertainty has caused anxiety that

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Honoring MLK Through Service, Equality and Learning

Submitted on January 24, 2019 - 5:59 am

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and in celebration of his commitment to racial justice, I am delighted to share updates about MK’s racial equity work, welcome our Advocacy Fellows, and highlight today’s “Day of Service” volunteers. Racial Equity at MK Our staff-led Racial Equity Working Group (REWG), created

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Help Make Sure Everyone Is Counted!

Submitted on January 9, 2019 - 10:05 am

On January 23, 2019, hundreds of trained volunteers and experienced outreach professionals will come together to conduct a single-night count and survey of the people experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia. You can help make sure everyone is counted. Join us! The Point in Time (PIT) count provides a

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Thank you for providing meals and more!

Submitted on January 3, 2019 - 1:41 pm

Thank you! Together you contributed $108,138 through our 2018 More Than A Meal campaign—helping us secure the $100,000 match! More importantly, your timely support provides a warm welcoming community and critical support to over 2,000 individuals experiencing homelessness in DC. Serving freshly-made, delicious meals will always be a core part

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Showing up is 80% of life.

Submitted on December 14, 2018 - 10:30 am

There is a saying that “showing up is eighty percent of life.” In the coming weeks, we have two events where you can “show up” for your neighbors experiencing homelessness: Sunday, Dec. 16 | Funk & Comedy Jam The Home for Homeless [H4H] initiative has organized a one-time, special event

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In Housing…We Need More Jazz

Submitted on December 11, 2018 - 2:14 pm

With the holidays in full swing and the New Year approaching, Kevin* reflects on the good that has come to him this past year: “In my 64 years of life, this is the first time I have ever had a secure housing situation. Growing up, there was always this impending

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Oped in The Washington Post

Submitted on December 3, 2018 - 2:18 pm

Our own Scott Schenkelberg and Ed Lazere of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute co-write an oped on “D.C.’s budget choices are moral choices” published in The Washington Post. Take action today! 

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