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Report documents hazards at D.C. homeless shelter

Relisha Rudd's disappearance sparked an in-depth Washington Post investigation into the shelter that turned up serious problems, including filthy conditions and abusive workers.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:12am EDT

Tags: Washington Post, Justin Jouvenal, homeless shelter, D.C. General Shelter for Families

In the name of Relisha Rudd, shelter residents rally

A "Rally For Respect" was organized by the Washington Interfaith Network on behalf of families at the D.C. General Shelter to demand better living conditions.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 04:12am EDT

Tags: shelter, D.C. General Shelter for Families, Relisha Rudd, michelle basch

DC mayor orders review in case of missing girl, 8

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he's directed two deputy mayors to conduct a review of the case of a missing 8-year-old and make recommendations about any needed reforms.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 11:37am EDT

Tags: Relisha Rudd, missing child, Vincent Gray, D.C. General Shelter for Families, homeless shelter

D.C. Council hears pleas to improve conditions at city's largest shelter

Even as police continue to search for Relisha Rudd, D.C. Council heard pleas to improve conditions and reduce the numbers of families staying at the city's largest homeless shelter where Relisha lived with her family.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:36pm EDT

Tags: Relisha Rudd, D.C. General Shelter for Families, D.C. Council, homelessness, Max Smith

Upward D.C. homeless trend continues

A record number of children is staying at a District-run emergency shelter as local officials debate how to tackles the city's growing homeless population.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 08:37pm EST

Tags: Jim Graham, marion barry, D.C. General Shelter for Families, homelessness, Central Union Mission