The People for Fairness Coalition made its presence known in the media in December of 2013 when, in collaboration with the National Coalition for the Homeless, PFC launched it’s annual Vigils to honor individuals who died on the streets. Since 2013, where the Vigil received a prominent place on the Washington Post’s first page, there has been ample coverage of the annual Vigils (2013, 2014, and 2015) in a wide variety of print, radio, electronic, and video media. Launched in late 2014, the PFC Downtown Washington DC Public Restroom Initiative has been achieving increasing media attention. Articles have also appeared in the media focusing on PFC’s advocacy at the DC City Hall to end homelessness in Washington, DC; PFC’s objections to the DC Government’s decision to dismantle encampments of the homeless, as well as PFC’s celebration of it’s 7th anniversary.

Articles focusing on PFC have appeared in: the Washington Post, Street Sense, Street Roots, WAMU 88.5, the George Washington University Hatchett, the Examiner, the DC Currents, and a variety of electronic media.

2017

March 16, 2017
Kojo Nnamdi
Washington, D.C. has four public restrooms downtown –accommodations that some argue don’t adequately serve the city’s visitors or residents who are housing insecure. Kojo explores a new push for more clean and safe public restroom accommodations for all.

January 11, 2017
DList
Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau is looking for a way to bring public toilets to Washington D.C. with a bill introduced on Tuesday that would create a task force to explore the issue.
January 11, 2017
Fox 5 TV
It has likely happened to most of us – you are walking around the nation's capital and you need to use the bathroom, but a local business tells you its bathrooms are for paying customers only. A D.C. council member said that needs to change and she has introduced a bill aiming to give bathroom access to all.
January 10, 2017
Washington City Paper
Ward 1 D.C. councilmember and newly minted Human Services Committee Chair Brianne Nadeau introduced a bill during the council's first legislative session of the year that would establish a task force to study creating public restrooms to relieve needy residents

2016

December 21, 2016
Washington Post
When he learned in March that he had been awarded a voucher for an apartment after decades of on-and-off homelessness, Kanell Washington was elated....By late October, Washington was still homeless when he died from kidney failure.
December 21, 2016
NBC Washington
Dozens of people camped out in frigid temperatures to bring awareness to homelessness in the District.
December 21, 2016
Street Sense
After a night sleeping on Freedom Plaza’s cold pavement, homeless advocates marched to the Wilson Building to present their concerns and recommendations for the next budget to city councilmembers.
December 21, 2016
Street Sense
An interdenominational service was held at noon on Dec. 21, National Homeless Persons Memorial Day, to honor the local men and women who had died without a home over the past year.
December 20, 2016
Washington City Paper
Community members will gather tonight at Freedom Plaza, across from the Wilson Building, for an overnight vigil honoring the 46 known people who had experienced homelessness in D.C. and died this year.