Community and Elected Leaders Worlds Apart on Urgency of Affordable Housing
Housing matters more than almost anything else. Housing is health care. Public safety. Food. Education. Justice.
Be part of the community standing in solidarity with Brookland Manor tenants!
We are asking our community to come out in force to stand against displacement, and stand in solidarity with the tenants of Brookland Manor.
What does political will to end homelessness in DC look like? Not this.
We ask the DC Council to demonstrate the real political will to end homelessness, to demonstrate that they see ending homelessness as a political priority that deserves more than 1.5% of DC’s ever-increasing largesse.
Hyperthermia can kill!
People who stay on the street can be particularly vulnerable to heat injuries. If you see someone showing symptoms of serious heat-related illness, call 911. Call 202-399-7093 or 311 for a list of cooling centers.
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Question: So who exactly does the Legal Clinic help?
Answer: Anyone in DC who is either homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, who needs legal assistance.
Voice by voice, help us build a chorus of community members who will speak out for justice. Advocating together, we will be heard!
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Join our network of over 350 volunteers from the DC legal community.
When you support our work, you become our partner in making justice a reality for those who have struggled with the injustice of homelessness.
From The Blog
Mayor Bowser’s Proposed Changes to Homeless Services Law: Reducing Bathrooms in DC General Replacements
Bathrooms are a focal point in the debate around design of emergency family shelters that are to ultimately replace DC General.
Amendments to the HSRA should be evaluated through the lens of our values as a progressive city. Stay tuned for spotlights on different parts of the legislation, stories from affected community members and ways to get involved in this advocacy.
The HSRA is a crucial tool in our mission to use the law to break down barriers to justice facing our neighbors experiencing homelessness in DC.