WIN 2013 Action and Results

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WIN 2013 Victories I.  ENDING HOMELESSNESS Homeless Youth There are over 3,000 homeless youth a woefully inadequate amount of beds and services.  WIN – lead by our members Sasha Bruce, Covenant House, and the Latin American Youth Center is engaging a team of homeless and formerly homeless youth, service providers, congregation based allies, and working […]

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.

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 […]