On January 10, 2018 at 9 am  the Committee on Transportation & Environment, chaired by Council Member Mary Cheh held a hearing on Bill 22-0223, the Public Restroom Facilities Promotion & Investment Act of 2017. Bill 22-0223 was Inspired by PFFC’s Downtown DC Public Restroom Initiative and its contents are drawn from lessons learned and best […]

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Eli, 5 years old, peeks out of Portland Loo in Cambridge MA On January 10, 2018 at 9 am a hearing will be held in Room 500 in the Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW) by the Committee on Transportation & Environment, chaired by Council Member Mary Cheh,on four bills, one of which is Bill […]

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PFFC’s 5th Vigil to remember those who died on the streets in 2017 is scheduled to take place between Thursday, December 21 and Friday, December 22. The Vigil very appropriately is in honor of Michael Stoops, fondly remembered by so many of us, who devoted his life to helping the homeless and who himself passed […]

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The People for Fairness Coalition is celebrating, who would have imagined, 9 Years! Over the last 9 years PFFC has been synonymous with working to ending homelessness through: Advocacy, Outreach and Peer Mentorship. We’ve hosted many events that have helped us reach and surpassed our goals to increase the awareness of how important affordable housing […]

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Michael Stoops — a role model, inspiration, and hero to so many of us — passed away on Monday, May 1. In June of 2015 Michael suffered a stroke that he never recovered from; his body finally succumbed to the many complications resulting from the stroke. For those of us at PFFC, Michael has been […]

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PFC advocates, Housing is a Human RightJoin us at the Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005) at 6:30 pm for PFFC’s and FACE’s second Universal Right to Housing Town Hall. The town hall is called Meet the Builder: How Do we build Housing that is Universally Available? The audience of […]

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The PFFC Downtown DC Public Restroom Initiative has identified three options for having clean, safe, available public restrooms in needed areas of downtown DC. One is the Portland Loo, manufactured in Portland, Oregon. The city of Portland installed 7 Portland Loos between 2004 and 2008 in its downtown areas.  Since then 12 other cities in […]

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On January 10, 2018, the Committee on Transportation & Environment, chaired by Council Member Cheh, held a hearing on four bills one of which is Bill 22-0223, Public Restroom Facilities Installation & Promotion Act of 2017. Fourteen individuals testified including Janet Sharp and Marcia Bernbaum on the PFFC Downtown DC Public Restroom Initiative. The next […]

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On Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21, 2016, PFFC held it’s fourth annual vigil to remember over 50 people who died on the streets in Washington DC during 2016. An important theme was how needless many of these deaths were; had they received vouchers for housing in time they may not have passed away. […]

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