Author Archives: Agatha Tomasik

Grants Available for Good Stories & Ideas!

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HumanitiesDC functions as a “quiet catalyst,” spearheading bold new ventures and then putting them in the hands of capable stewards – supporting small, community-based projects that capture the stories and ideas that make Washington, DC a unique and special city. Currently, we have three grants applications live. Check out our events calendar for upcoming webinars and in-person workshops! The DC Community Heritage Project Grant In partnership with the Historic Preservation Office, the DC Community Heritage Project Grant Program will support

Humanitini: Surviving Homelessness in DC

Dec 2017 Humanitini

This Month: Surviving Homelessness in DC The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness (TCP)’s 2017 Point in Time study found that on any given night there are 7,473 homeless people in Washington, DC – 31% of whom are minors. In 2015, Mayor Muriel Bowser launched an initiative to end homelessness in Washington, DC, which includes the closure of DC General to replace it with smaller, short-term family shelters throughout the District. Given the alarming figures and the plethora of obstacles homeless

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