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Ward 3 Neighbors Fight Planned DC Homeless Shelter

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 were not properly consulted. The residents and a group called the Neighbors for Responsive Government initially[Read More…]

by October 12, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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

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 in the planning process. The lawsuit encompasses the complaints of 21 citizens living around the[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Shelter’s Future Debated

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 proposed differing policy plans to accommodate the city’s homeless population after the shelter’s closure. The city’s largest shelter is located in[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Rashema Melson (COL ’18) has settled in on the Hilltop.

A New School, and a New Home

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 as valedictorian of the District of Columbia’s Anacostia High School in June after being homeless for more[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 4 comments Campus News, News