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Advocates Strive To Get Homeless Veterans Into Homes

More than 67,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the U.S., but a national program that began in D.C. is working to get them off the streets.

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What Does Zeilinger Pick Say About Bowser's Approach To Homelessness?

The D.C. mayor-elect wants Laura Green Zeilinger to lead the Department of Human Services. Does that mean she's serious about tackling homelessness?
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D.C. Gets 'C' On Homelessness Report Card

The DC Fiscal Policy Institute released its report card on D.C.'s efforts to help homeless families. Giving the city a "C" average, the card says "the District is taking steps" that may or may not result in any real change.
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Transgender Activist Realizes Dream of Creating Shelter For Young LGBT Adults

After years of wanting to provide D.C.'s LGBT homeless residents with a safe place to sleep, Ruby Corado's dream is becoming reality.
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Children Of D.C. General Seek Comfort And Joy During The Holidays

Hundreds of children will spend Christmas at D.C. General, the city's largest homeless shelter.

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When D.C. General Is Your Last, Best Option

Tamika Smalls may not have good memories of her time at D.C. General, but now she's desperate to return.

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Increasing Number Of Homeless Students Puts Pressure On D.C. Public Schools

Nearly 30 percent of the students who attend Ketcham Elementary School in Southeast D.C. are homeless, and many stay at D.C. General.

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A Resident's Perspective On Life In D.C. General

Sherell McGee is many things: a cook, a mother, a high school graduate. She's also homeless. And her homelessness is related to one of McGee's other qualifiers — product of D.C.'s foster care system.

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From Public Hospital To Homeless Shelter: The Long History Of D.C. General

Washington's public hospital saw 200 years of shortages, overcrowding and waves of public outcry, but the 2001 decision to close the hospital was anything but popular.

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Growing Up At D.C. General: How Kids Cope With Shelter Life

For many kids, D.C. General is a home that feels increasingly unsafe following the disappearance of eight-year-old Relisha Rudd.

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