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Answer: Anyone in DC who is either homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, who needs legal assistance.

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DC General Replacement Plan Sign-On Letter

Yesterday, the DC Fair Budget Coalition shared a sign-on letter detailing its position on the Mayor’s plan to close and replace DC General. The letter, which expresses support for the goals of the Mayor’s plan but asks for improvements to address valid community concerns, will be sent to the Mayor and the DC Council with sign-ons in the next couple...

Listening to the Community – A Legal Clinic Priority

“More than 700 low-income residents shared their views about legal needs and community challenges, as part of the DC Consortium of Legal Services Providers’ Community Listening Project. Read more here.”

Unmasking “isms”: How to Analyze Input on DC General Shelter Replacement Plan

The Bowser Administration is to be commended for its plan to put smaller shelters throughout DC as replacement capacity for DC General family shelter. It is, however, facing vehement opposition from some folks to the whole plan, to specific sites, or to elements of the plan. The DC Council heard from almost 90 witnesses at the hearing on March 17, including us. It can be difficult to tell the difference between actual concerns and criticism motivated by what we call here the “isms”: primarily classism, racism and NIMBYism. We recommend that DC government officials consider these three basic questions to unmask those “isms”….

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