Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“The report recommends that D.C. pass a Homeless Bill of Rights. Michael Stoops, the Director of Community Organizing at NCH, tells DCist that the city’s anti-discrimination law does not currently include homeless people.” Report: Majority of Homeless Adults In D.C. Experience Discrimination (DCist)

“Even if a family manages to stay in an apartment after the subsidy runs out, some are paying more than half their incomes in rent.” Without affordable rents, D.C.’s  rehousing program can’t rescue homeless families (Washington Post)

“Officials said the equipment was installed in Anacostia Park with the goal of getting people in urban communities like it to get active.” D.C.’s first ‘outdoor gym’ unveiled Thursday (WJLA)

“Have you walked with Adam before? Have you taken time to walk in their shoes? I haven’t . . . So this is something they can reach people.” Building Empathy Through the Power of Technology (NBC)

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