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Bowser Budget Proposes Some Tax Increases to Fund Metro

Bread for the City's Aja Taylor comments on Mayor Bowser's budget proposal.

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Plan to close DC General homeless shelter could play role in delivering Amazon to area

A portion of the testimony of BFC's Advocacy Director, Aja Taylor, is included in this WJLA news segment on Mayor Bowser's plan to close DC General homeless shelter.

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Homeless Advocates Question Bowser’s Plan To Close D.C. General Shelter This Year

Bread for the City's Advocacy Director, Aja Taylor, is quoted in this piece questioning Mayor Bowser's decision to close DC General in 2018.

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Advocates fear accelerated closure of D.C. General homeless shelter could hurt families

Bread for the City's Advocacy Director, Aja Taylor, comments on the closing of DC General in this article, alongside other advocates.

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DC Bar Changemakers: Julia Saladino

Former Bread for the City attorney Julia Saladino was featured as a Washington Lawyer Social Justice Changemaker. She noted her experiences at BFC as some of the most rewarding in her career. (Washington Lawyer, Feb 2018, pages 18-19)

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D.C. Food Stamp Recipients Say New Computer System Left Them Without Benefits

Three more low-income D.C. residents have joined a group lawsuit against the District’s Department of Human Services claiming that an electronic records management system implemented by the city agency last fall left their families without food. The lawsuit, which originally included four residents and the local non-profit Bread for the City, was filed in August.

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On page 32, Bread for the City is mentioned in this piece on tenants' right to counsel in landlord-tenant court.

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Poverty, Food Access, and How Lawyers Can Help

Bread for the City attorney Allison Miles-Lee talks about the increased demand for food among low-income residents as benefits are slashed, as well as her work to help Bread for the City clients navigate the system to get the assistance they need.