What It Takes To End Homelessness Among Vets

8025715386_70911e74dc_zAt NEW we are no stranger to the numbers or the gravity of homelessness in the DC region. We see it every day in the nation’s capital. Especially this time of year — huddled under found layers, and trying for warmth over Metro grates. And yet, yesterday, we couldn’t help having what’s called a “driveway moment” in the radio business. It happened when we tuned into The Kojo Nnamdi show, where the conversation was about how Montgomery County, MD has effectively ended veteran homelessness. Read more

It’s been a challenging time for all of us as we adjust our days, our budgets and our expectations to COVID-19. And now, add a city and country grasping for footing after the death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer and we all feel even more out of control, unstable, and concerned about the future. Here at NEW we know that one way we can process our own feelings is to think about the needs and feelings of others.

We need you. The women need you. Your community needs you. Now more than ever women and children in DC need a safe and stable place to live.