Posts Tagged ‘winners’

Housing for All Rap (Youth Third Place)

March 11, 2014 • Comments Off on Housing for All Rap (Youth Third Place)

Our third place youth winner, Gabriel Merino, is just 11 years old. He and his family found a home they could afford with the help of Jubilee Housing, and his entry expresses how thankful he is for affordable housing. HOUSING FOR ALL RAP Yeah housing! This is how we are going to do it. I am being […]

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Out with the Old (Youth Second Place)

March 6, 2014 • Comments Off on Out with the Old (Youth Second Place)

Our second place youth winner, Jabari Jefferson, is Senior at Phelps ACE High School. His piece describes his fears about moving from his beloved old neighborhood to historic Anacostia, and how he came to love his new, big yellow house. OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW Moving from my old home to a […]

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A Home for Body and Heart (Adult Third Place)

March 3, 2014 • Comments Off on A Home for Body and Heart (Adult Third Place)

Samar Chatterjee is our third place adult winner for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition. In his piece, he explains that a home provides shelter to protect both the body and the heart from suffering and calls on America to recognize the right of everyone to have a home. HOME IS WHERE […]

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Home is Love (Adult Second Place)

February 27, 2014 • Comments Off on Home is Love (Adult Second Place)

Our second place adult winner for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition, Judith Overbey tells us that home is more than just where the heart is: HOME IS LOVE To me, home is where you find love.  It’s where you go whenever you need to know that you are safe.  It is […]

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Coming Home (Adult First Place)

February 19, 2014 • Comments Off on Coming Home (Adult First Place)

Our 2014 writing competition asked DC residents what “Home is Where the Heart Is” means to them. Our adult first place winner, Elsie Collins, describes how finding a communal home at Calvary Women’s Services allowed her to take the risk of coming home to DC … HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS A home should […]

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