The Mission of People for Fairness Coalition is to end housing instability for individuals who live on the streets and in shelters in the Nation’s Capital through Advocacy, Outreach and Peer Mentoring

Advocacy

PFC is a leader in forming strong leadership skills in indivduals who have experienced or currently experiencing housing instabilities through our advocacy platfrom, for the sole purpose of developing a direct housing change.

Outreach

People for Fairness Coalition builds buy in through independent and collaborated work, reaching out to many communities through different actions.

Peer Mentoring

Founded by individuals who were once on the streets but who now have housing and employment, PFC sees as an important part of its role mentoring members and individuals in the community who lack housing and employment to get involved in their own recovery.

Our Initiatives

Vigils

People-For-Fairness-Coalition-2015-Vigil_Photo-by-Matailong-Du-for-Street-SenseSince December of 2013 PFC, in collaboration with the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH), has been holding annual Vigils to honor individuals that died on the streets in Washington DC each year. Each Year vigils have become progressively larger and comprehensive.
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Public Restrooms

John with street vendor signing our petition.People living in, working in, and visiting European and Asian capitals take it for granted that, when they need to go, t they will find a clean, safe, available public restroom nearby. This, unfortunately, is not the case in Washington, DC, our nation’s Capital.
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Right to Housing

PFC marches, Housing is a Human RightIn 2013, in accordance with our mission to end people’s housing instability in Washington DC through advocacy, outreach and peer mentoring, PFFC launched its Right to Housing Campaign. The goal was to develop strategies and policies that would increase access to affordable and sustainable housing for DC residents.
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Anti-Discrimination

Restroom not accessible to homeless PFFC is an active member of a working group headed by the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) that has as its objective adding “homelessness” as a protected class under the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977.
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2015 Vigil

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  • Get Help

    The websites listed below provide information on a variety of services in Washington D.C. for individuals and families that are in need of shelter, food, and other services. They range from shelters and transitional housing to day centers, soup kitchens, food banks and food distribution, access to showers and laundry, food stamps, assistance obtaining birth certificates and IDs

    As we encounter other resources where help can be obtained we will add them to this listing.

    COHHO Resources

    Provides, by category, listings for women’s day centers, men’s day centers, overnight shelters for women shelters, overnight shelters for men, domestic violence shelters, women’s transitional shelters, men’s transitional shelters, youth transitional shelters, elderly transitional shelters, residential housing for women and men with health issues.

     

    DC Central Kitchen Meal Distribution Agencies

    Provides a list of agencies that DC Central Kitchen Distributes food to along with descriptions of other services provided by these agencies.

     

    Washington Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens & Food Banks

    Provides a listing of food pantries, soup kitchens, and food banks in Washington DC

     

    Social Services Information Sheet

    While a little out of date (2013), does a nice job of listing services by categories: shelter hotline, food, employment, housing, case management, laundry, showers, birth certificates & IDs, food stamps, legal assistance.