Attend Virtual Ward 8 Candidates Forum

Hosted by Washington Highlands Civic Association Via Zoom


You’re invited to join a Candidate Forum for the Ward 8 Member of the Council of the District of Columbia hosted by the Washington Highlands Civic Association. It will be held Wednesday, May 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. via Zoom.

The forum will be moderated by Denise Rolark Barnes, Publisher of The Washington Informer.

All candidates listed on the DC Board of Elections website have been invited to participate. You can also submit questions you would like to be asked through the registration link or by contacting Washington Highlands Civic Association Vice President Gregory Cendana at (202) 630-0754 or Assistant Treasurer Arielle Brock at (202) 297-7429. You can also email

You can register online at A Facebook stream will also be available on the Washington Highlands Civic Association Facebook Page.

The Washington Highlands Civic Association was formed to stabilize the existing neighborhood, increase engagement in matters of public policy and legislation and to respond to rapid economic changes and gentrification. The group usually meets on the fourth Monday of each month. For more information, join the facebook group or email

Co-sponsors of this event include: The Anacostia Coordinating Council, Bellevue Neighborhood Civic Association, Congress Heights Community Association,  District of Columbia Federation of Civic Associations, East of the River Magazine, Fairlawn Citizens Association, Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia, Fort Stanton Civic Association, Hillsdale Civic Association, Historic Anacostia Block Association, The Original Great Ward Eight, Washington Highlands Civic Association and The Washington Informer.