After 3-Year Fight, WIN Celebrates Passage of Bill to Close DC General & Open Community-Based Short Term Family Housing

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 the DC Council unanimously passed Bill 21-620 to replace DC General with smaller neighborhood short-term family housing across the city and included $59 Million in the FY2017 Capital Budget toward the effort!  It is an important milestone in a citywide effort

WIN Organizes for Millions to Re-Open Parkway Overlook Apts. in Ward 8

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The Parkway Overlook Tenant Association, the Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), and two WIN members — Brighter Day United Methodist Church (located across the street from Parkway Overlook) and Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church — have been organizing to get the over 200 units at Parkway Overlook redeveloped since they closed in 2008.


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Join leaders from WIN congregations city-wide in an action to present our agenda around Jobs, Housing, Homelessness and other issues important to our Congregations. Bring a large turnout from your congregation to make our voices heard! January 8th, 2015 St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1419 V St NW Music starts at 6:30pm, Program at 7:00pm

WIN Leader Gives Testimony to DC Council on Conditions at DC General

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On July 10th, WIN leader Anne Ford gave testimony to the DC Council on the need to hold those responsible for the shelter conditions accountable. Councilmembers Graham, Wells, Barry, Bonds, Alexander, and Grosso were present. This is one of several testimonies on DC General from WIN leaders presented to city council. Read Anne’s testimony: Testimony […]