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  • LIVING IN THE CITY 2017: THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

    One Day Until Living in the City 2017!  Tomorrow night, we will gather for Living in the City 2017. We’re looking forward to sharing the evening with you! Below you’ll find all the information you should know before you go… How to Get There Living in the City 2017 will take

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  • TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND LIVING IN THE CITY 2017

    Living in the City is Housing Up’s biggest – and most important – fundraiser of the year. This event helps us house and provide supportive services to more than 600 homeless and at-risk families in DC. Homelessness in the District is slowly improving, but there is still much work to

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  • THANKS TO OUR LIVING IN THE CITY 2017 SPONSORS!

    As Living in the City 2017 quickly approaches, we want to take a moment and recognize our sponsors, whose commitment to improving the lives of the 600 families we serve is demonstrated by their generous donations. From the Housing Up board, staff, and, most importantly, our clients, we thank you!

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  • Employee Spotlight: Julian’s Month on a Remote Island (Earth Day Special)

    Julian Peters, our Resource Development Associate, recently took a month-long trip to Indonesia to build sustainable housing. He has blogged about his experience in honor of Earth Day. I first learned about Earthships in 2012, when I came across a video of the Earthship crew working in Haiti after the

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  • CONGRATS TO OUR FUTURE COLLEGE GRADUATES!

    Last week, we honored two of our rapid re-housing clients who were recently accepted to college. Our education and training coordinator, Crystal Stewart, worked with both clients throughout the past year to prepare them for testing, guide them through the application process and provide encouragement. Both clients, Sasha and Arlette,

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