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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.

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Housing and Health Setbacks Can’t Erase Michael Blue’s Smile

We caught up with Michael Blue to talk housing, health, and our SE expansion.

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A Look Back at our 2019 Good Hope Gala Keynote Speech

A look back at our 2019 Good Hope Gala speaker Courntey Dowe, who chronicled her journey with Bread for the City, her first time meeting Dr. Randi and how believing in someone makes magic.

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Where We Stand: DHS’ New, “Offensive” Fraud Prevention Campaign

We have a few thoughts on Department of Human Service’s upcoming “SNAP Client Integrity and Fraud Prevention Campaign.” It’s offensive and misses the mark — again. Read on to find out more.

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A Bright Spot in the Budget: $30M for Public Housing Repairs

Our Director of Advocacy, Aja Taylor, recaps the big win from this year’s budget season.

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In Support of the Racial Equity Achieves Results Act

Last week, our CEO, George A. Jones testified in support of the Racial Equity Achieves Results act during a D.C. Council hearing on the bill. Here’s what he submitted for the official record.

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The Shutdown Is Over (For Now); Bread for the City Is Still Here

As federal workers head back to work, we can’t forget those who have to make tough decisions every day.

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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