Spirit of Georgetown Gathers Residents, Salutes Tompkins  

October 7, 2021

A major fundraiser for the Georgetown Ministry Center, the Spirit of Georgetown 2021 award went to Elena Tompkins and was held at the Washington Harbour home of Alan and Nancy […]

How D.C.’s AG Racine Tackles Issues of Housing and Homelessness 

August 19, 2021

What should be done about the crisis of housing and homelessness in the District? While many hold theories, the District’s Attorney General, Karl A. Racine wields powerful tools to address matters […]

Hope for the Homeless?  


 The Amidah is one of the oldest prayers in the Jewish liturgy and in one of its most beautiful verses, it voices praise to the God who “keeps faith with those that sleep in the […]

Whitman Walker Clinic Doctor Talks Mental Health and Homelessness


Dr. Colleen Lane is the medical site director at the Whitman-Walker Health’s Max Robinson site in Southeast D.C. She has seen many patients in her clinical work cycle between housing security and homelessness, with […]

Council Member Pinto and Georgetown BID Pursue Humane Tent Encampment Strategies 

August 18, 2021

In this pandemic summer, tent encampments of unhoused residents seem to be popping up everywhere across the District. What is to be done?  For those suffering homelessness in the harsh urban landscape, how […]

We Spoke with D.C.’s Homeless Residents


Most of us may not have noticed them — tent encampments popping up around the city.   Family-size tents with furniture suggestive of more permanent stays. The unhoused people in the parks and in the fringes appear to be preparing for the worst […]

Homelessness: A Growing Neighborhood Concern

September 3, 2020

Positive developments regarding the issue of homelessness include the reopening of Georgetown Ministry Center, which is offering “modified window services.”

Homelessness Meeting at Grace Church, Jan. 22

January 21, 2020

The guest speakers at the Wednesday evening program will be Lindsay Curtin of D.C. Council on Homelessness, Sean Read of Friendship Place and John Wiebenson of the Georgetown BID.

Rising Homeless Presence Requires New Focus

July 25, 2018

With the warm weather, the tents of presumably homeless people are increasingly visible along the river walkways, in the new bikeways and under the freeways and bridges of Georgetown. Their […]

Crime and Public Safety July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018

On July 2, Capt. Ashley Rosenthal of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District, Sector 3, briefed Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E on crime trends in the Georgetown area. “Our crime stats […]