Encampments, Vacant Apartments, Computers, and DC Housing Insecurity in the Pandemic

A variety of community partners, led by individuals who have or are currently experiencing homelessness, are stepping up to meet the needs of the housing insecure in DC.

Recent Updates

Vigil for Christopher Brown (age 17) killed in mass shooting on August 9, 2020. Thursday at 7. Update on Farmville (7/15 show) actions continue to work toward release of ICA-Farmville detainees. See LaColectiVA — Facebook or website — for current information, including weekly PHONE ZAPs. See also memorial meeting including remarks from Verity, daughter of […]

Covid and Encampments

The People for Fairness Coalition and Serve Your City DC, a Mutual Aid hub, have been gathering each Sunday afternoon to support people living in encampments during this pandemic. “Covid Reduction Plan” has been focused in DC’s NoMa neighborhood and is now expanding to other encampments. Qaadir El-Amin of the Fair Budget Coalition, Maurice Cook […]