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.

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 […]

Youth Needs in Pandemic and Traumatic Conditions

Pranav Nanda, who works with Serve Your City DC and DC Mutual Aid, discusses tutoring needs, now that “school” is over and a rough summer looms. Beyond the DC area, listen to this local story and then consult your own local Mutual Aid network or start one. Reach out to families and youth nearby. Share […]