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Saturday, April 13, 2013 about a dozen homeless people and advocates from the the District of Columbia marched from the Federal City Shelter on 2nd Street NW to One Judiciary Square to draw attention to homeless voting rights. The Homeless Page’s Heather Curtis was there and files this radio piece.

Photo courtesy of WJLA 7

Selling Street Sense on a Cold Spring Day

Posted: April 2, 2013 by thehomelesspage in Original Stories, Radio

Selling Street Sense on a Cold Spring Day

The Homeless Page’s Heather Curtis takes you out on the streets with Street Sense vendor and writer Aida Basnight as she sells her papers. Get a taste of what it’s like to sell papers on a cold spring day.

The Latin American Youth Center, Columbia Heights

The District of Columbia cuts $220,000 in money from The Latin American Youth Center’s budget

Bruce Johnson reports there are nearly 600 children living in the shelter located in the building that formerly held the D.C. General Hospital. These children will live in the shelter for an average of three months. Hear what Mayor Gray plans to do to help the city’s homeless.

http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=243230