Towanda Chew has gone to extraordinary lengths to prioritize her children’s education. Like many parents navigating homelessness, keeping this promise remains a harrowing challenge. It requires that she first keep them safe and sheltered. “I wish I could have walked on the stage,” said Chew, who didn’t graduate from high school, but got her GED. […]
Author Archives: Amanda Michelle Gomez
Amanda is a reporter for WAMU/DCist. She has written and reported on a variety of topics, from housing to homicides, having worked at Kaiser Health News and Washington City Paper.