D.C. Considers Offering One of Nation’s Most Generous Paid Leave Programs

Dalia Catalan and about 130 others testified last week at a hearing hosted by the D.C. Council, sharing their stories and reasons to support or oppose the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015.

Washington’s Mayor Sets Plan to Close Troubled Shelter, Disperse Services

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Tuesday a plan to close the problematic D.C. General Family Shelter by 2018 by moving existing residents to smaller shelters with more services all over the city.