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.

2013

December 20, 2013
The Washington Post
Elgin Sanders spent years under a building overhang near the corner of 15th and M streets NW, sleeping in a makeshift shelter his friends dubbed the “cardboard bungalow.” Patrick Early was famous for breaking into spontaneous dancing as he sang church hymns with the Welcome Table Choir. And Eloise Early, or “El,” was larger than life, particularly when she found dressy high heels in the clothing donation closet at Miriam’s Kitchen.