Race and Homelessness – Deconstructing Systemic Racism


Fifty years after his death, Dr. King’s legacy lives on but the road ahead is still long. To examine systemic racism in America we must take a historical perspective. This....

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The Way to the Future Opens for DC’s Homeless Families, Children
 


Blog Post by Jean-Michel Giraud, Friendship Place President & CEO Last week, Mayor Bowser announced that the DC General Family Shelter will close in 2018. Anybody following news on homelessness....

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MEET: Mr. Crawford
 


  The VA told me about Friendship Place. We were sleeping in my truck at the time. I called and they were able to squeeze me in that day. The....

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Ron Mann: Mastering Destiny and Fighting For His Brothers
 


Ron Mann is a Veteran, Martial Arts Master and Case Manager at Veterans First—Friendship Place’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  ....

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REACHING OUT: Fall 2017 Newsletter
 


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The Florida Project: Hollywood Spotlights Hardship in Sunshine State
 


  The number of families living in motels in Florida has increased dramatically since the 2008 mortgage crisis that forced many low-income earners out of their homes. The Florida Project,....

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Kinder Eyes on the Transgender Community
 


  Huffington Post Blog byJean Michel Giraud Read this post on huffingtonpost.com   Sara Simone is a transgender woman who served as a commissioned officer in the US Army before her....

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MEET: Mr. Brown
 


“This year’s harvest was much better.” A day at La Casa   Three years ago, Michael Brown was sleeping on the streets of DC, where he suffered a stroke. His....

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MEET: Keith
 


“I don’t want a handout, I want to work.” A day at the Welcome Center     Keith enjoyed a happy childhood in a caring community in Maryland. Everybody knew....

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Hot Temperature, What To Do
 


As we enjoy the beautiful weather, it’s easy to forget that scorching heat and humidity can be brutal and life-threatening for our homeless neighbors. You may not know that more....

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