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How We’re Building Power in DC

A new grant from the Weissberg Foundation is helping us organize communities around affordable housing. Read on to see what we’re up to!

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We’re Suing the Trump Administration. Here’s Why.

When the Trump Administration threatens the lives of our neighbors, we couldn’t sit quietly. We’re suing the administration. Read on for the details.

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Bread for the City Submits Testimony On Public Benefits Access Issues

Language barriers, long wait times, and a lack of communication often prevent our clients from accessing benefits in a timely manner. Today, we took our concerns directly to the DC Council.

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Bread for the City Attorney’s Fight to Protect Public Housing Tenants Reaches DC Council

From the courtroom to the city council, Bread for the City attorneys are going to bat for public housing tenants across the city. Read on to find out what’s being done at the City Council to protect public housing tenants from displacement.

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A Call to Action: Let’s End Poverty By 2040

Our CEO, George A. Jones issues a bold call to action to the D.C. community: Let’s stop fighting poverty and start working towards ending poverty.

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When We Fight, We Win: DHS Changes Food Stamps Campaign

We raised our voices about an offensive food stamps campaign. DHS listened.

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Public Housing: The Way Forward

Our fight to preserve public housing continues. Read on to find out the latest and how you can take action right now to keep DC an affordable city for everyone.

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Join Us At NW TONIGHT for a “Transaction Denied” Opening Reception

Join us tonight (9/12) at our NW Center from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. for the opening reception of Transaction Denied, an art installation that tells the story of thousands of people seeking help paying for food and the broken and unjust system they encounter in our nation’s capitol. The installation will run through September 31.

In times of crisis, we all need to come together.

Bread for the City is comprehensively responding to COVID-19 with expanded community partnerships, continual medical care, and responsible and creative programming so that we can meet our community’s needs.

Will you help us with a gift today? Together, we can meet these extraordinary times head-on and ensure that all DC residents remain safe, fed, and supported.

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