On a Mission to End Homelessness, and Spread Warmth
On a Mission to End Homelessness, and Spread Warmth More than one thousand blankets arrived last week from all corners of the country for an installation in Washington, D.C….Read More
Chronically homeless men have found a home at La Casa in the District
Perspective by John Kelly Columnist December 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EST Salvador, a resident in La Casa, laughs with Alicia La Rotta, his bilingual case manager. The Columbia Heights…Read More
The Graying of America’s Homeless: An Alarming Trend | Number of unhoused people 65 and older could triple by 2030
The Graying of America’s Homeless: An Alarming Trend Number of unhoused people 65 and older could triple by 2030 GETTY IMAGES By Katherine Skiba AARP EN ESPAÑOL Published December 16, 2022…Read More
‘It is the obvious thing.’ The White House tries a new tack to combat homelessness
NATIONAL December 19, 20225:06 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition JENNIFER LUDDEN David Hernandez, 62, crawls into his bed made with cardboard boxes in Los Angeles last week. Los Angeles…Read More
Friendship Place helped a survivor of abuse turn her life around
Perspective by John Kelly Columnist December 6, 2022 at 1:12 p.m. EST Rachelle Ellison lived on the streets of Washington for 17 years before finding help at Friendship Place, a…Read More
Month: December 2022
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