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H*yas for Choice Raise Awareness on Domestic Violence

By Aamir Jamil October 12, 2023

H*yas for Choice (HFC) participated in the In This Together Community Walk Oct. 7 to raise awareness about domestic violence. The Community Walk was held by Calvary Women’s Services, an organization...

VIEWPOINT: Advocate for Sustainable Housing

VIEWPOINT: Advocate for Sustainable Housing

By Gautham Pillai, Gavin Nee, and Jamie Lee April 1, 2023

Bed bugs, infections and fear for safety.  These are some of the most frequent complaints about homeless shelters across the country. For this reason, many people experiencing homelessness opt...

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Ward 3 Neighbors Fight Planned DC Homeless Shelter

By Emma Wenzinger October 12, 2017

Twenty-five residents of Ward 3 are challenging the dismissal of a lawsuit to halt construction of a planned homeless shelter in their ward, a project that has drawn ire from neighbors who claim they...

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21 residents of Ward 3 have banded together to file a lawsuit against Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and D.C. Council about the pending development of a new homeless shelter.

Ward 3 Residents Sue Mayor, DC Council Over Proposed Homeless Shelter

By Matthew Larson September 2, 2016

Twenty-one Ward 3 residents in Washington, D.C., have sued Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and the D.C. Council in order to stop the building of a homeless shelter in the area, alleging they were not consulted...

Shelter’s Future Debated

By Maureen Tabet October 24, 2014

With Mayor Vincent Gray’s plan to close D.C. General, the District’s largest homeless shelter, within the next year, leading mayoral candidates Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz have...

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Rashema Melson (COL ’18) has settled in on the Hilltop.

A New School, and a New Home

By Andrew Wallender October 7, 2014

The trip from D.C. General Homeless Shelter to Georgetown may only take about 20 minutes, but for Rashema Melson (COL ’18), that journey has been years in the making. The freshman, who graduated...

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