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.

2015

February 20, 2015
WAMU
It would make sense that if the District’s lawmakers are writing policy that would impact the lives of the city’s homeless residents, they might consider consulting with people who had actually experienced homelessness before.
February 2, 2015
Street sense.org
Dirty. Creepy. Hard to find when you need them.

That’s how Jennifer McLaughlin describes some of the public bathrooms she’s used over the years. McLaughlin, a member of the People For Fairness Coalition (PFFC), sits with a small band of advocates in a public cafeteria each week, discussing accomplishments and steps needed to see more clean, safe and available public toilets installed across the city.

2014

December 20, 2014
examiner.com
The People for Fairness Coalition remembered D.C.'s dead homeless on Friday with a march up 14th Street to Luther Place Memorial Church near Thomas Circle on a cold, sunny December day.
December 19, 2014
Getty Images
Robert Warren, Director of The People for Fairness Coalition, stands next to a mock coffin during a vigil December 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. The People for Fairness Coalition held the event in observance of Homeless Persons Memorial Day and honored those who died homeless in 2014.
December 19, 2014
Internet Archive
In the last year 55 homeless people have died on the streets of DC-55
too many. On the 19th of December, after an all-night vigil on Freedom Plaza, the People for Fairness Coalition marched a casket representing these 55 people from the plaza to the NY Ave Presbyterian Church, and from there to Mitch Snyder's gravesite.
December 19, 2014
dcindymedia.org
In the last year 55 homeless people have died on the streets of DC-55 too many. On the 19th of December, after an all-night vigil on Freedom Plaza, the People for Fairness Coalition marched a casket representing these 55 people from the plaza to the NY Ave Presbyterian Church, and from there to Mitch Snyder's gravesite.
December 12, 2014
Think Progress
WASHINGTON, DC — It’s a cold, grey Friday morning in Washington, D.C., and Schyla Pondexter-Moore is standing next to a coffin, asking the assembled homeless activists and non-profit housing advocates to get radical.
May 19, 2014
The GW Hatchet
Dozens of advocates crowded the John A. Wilson Building last week to lobby for housing services that could change the way the city supports a growing homeless population.

As D.C. Council members marked up Mayor Vincent Gray’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, demonstrators gathered outside to demand more funding for homeless services after one of the region’s worst winters on record.

March 12, 2014
dcist
As members of a homeless-led advocacy group protested outside a Ward 7 middle school, Mayor Vincent Gray announced initiatives to place people in homes and create more housing during his State of the District address.
February 18, 2014
Street Root News
Dirty. Creepy. Hard to find when you need them.

That’s how Jennifer McLaughlin describes some of the public bathrooms she’s used over the years. McLaughlin, a member of the People For Fairness Coalition (PFFC) in Washington, D.C., sits with a small band of advocates in a public cafeteria each week, discussing accomplishments and steps needed to see more clean, sa