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Greening the District

January marked the halfway point of Muriel Bowser’s current term as mayor of the District of Columbia, an opportune time to reflect on her...

Building Public Policy and Political Platforms

After agreeing to divvy up the prime real estate of committee chairmanships, DC Councilmembers have begun identifying their top public policy priorities. As a...

Your Chance to Help Plan the Future of Anacostia Park

For nearly all of us, the closest open space and encounter with nature is the park land along our Anacostia River. Now we can...

DC’s Latest Plans to Rehab Historic Anacostia Homes

Dispersed throughout the Anacostia Historic District are idle and orphaned homes whose custody is being fought over between two branches of the city’s government. Plans...

Trayon White Launches Initiative to Combat Violence

In his 32 years of life, Trayon White says he has buried more than 93 people. He’s lived his entire life in DC’s Ward...

Plans for the Anacostia River

Former Mayor Anthony Williams, one of the most prominent visionaries for the river flowing through Washington, DC, began the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative (AWI) in...

Neighbors Fight Latest Parkside Plans

Neighbors of the Parkside development in Ward 7 remain frustrated at the lack of attention developer CityInterests has paid to retail, parking and the...

Feeding Many, Pleasing Few

When Jessica Wynter Martin transplanted herself from California to the Deanwood neighborhood in Ward 7, her first stop seemed logical. She went to the...

The Wrong Choice for DC Workers

Donald Trump famously campaigned on promises to “make America great again” by fighting for working people. Yet his nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew...

Just How and When Is This River of Ours Going to...

One of the most complex and confusing undertakings of our environmental agencies is the cleanup of urban rivers. It is very important that we...