Hunger and Homelessness Week

THe Fall 2017 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week will be Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17. Check back here in September for an updated Calendar of events.

During the week of November 14, 2016, the Center for Social Justice hosted a Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. 

Monday, November 14

7:00pm - 8:30pm: Faces of Homelessness Panel. Hear three diverse speakers share their stories and discuss how we can help conquer homelessness. Speakers from the National Coalition for the Homeless. 

Tuesday, November 15

7:00pm - 8:30pm: Street Sense. Listen to the moving poetry of authors who have previously experienced homelessness. 

9:00pm-10:00pm: Threads of H.O.P.E.  Join one of H.O.P.E.'s weekly programs to knit hats and scarves to donate to the Hypothermia Outreach Team.

Wednesday, November 16

7:00pm - 8:30pm: Banquet Dinner. An open discussion for all interested over a banquet style dinner about hunger issues both in the United States and abroad. 

Friday, November 18

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Hypothermia Outreach Team (HOT) Training Session. All winter long, when the temperature drops below freezing, the HOT team walks through the Georgetown neighborhood checking on the health and safety of our community members who are experiencing homelessness.

5:15pm - 7:00pm: Friday Foods. Meet in Hoya Court to join one of H.O.P.E.'s weekly programs. Make bagged lunches to bring to those experiencing homelessness in Dupont Circle. 

9:00pm - 7:00am: Solidarity Sleepout. Meet in the CSJ for a screening of the documentary Storied Streets and a discussion with a speaker from the National Coalition for the Homeless. Afterwards, head outside to Red Square to sleep out as a show of solidarity with the 1.6 million Americans who are experiencing homelessness.