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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Goodbye to the Schemes to Focus on Equal Access to Amenities

Did you know that Ward 7 is the single most difficult ward in DC to own a pet?  It is the only Ward that...

Defunding Police? I Don’t Get It

The "34th-n-EAT" block party was an annual affair promoted widely on social media with the promise of food and drinks. It was advertised as...

Happy 125th Birthday, DCPL!

Join the DC Public Library on Thursday, June 3 to enjoy a few special activities that will make this anniversary memorable and festive! Be one...

D.C. Witness’ Response to Councilman White’s State of Emergency Declaration 

With homicides in Washington DC starting the year 2021 with a pace that has already exceeded last year’s total during the same timeframe, Councilmember...

March in Pallisades July 4th Parade With Hillcrest Community Association

The Palisades Citizens Association (PCA) contacted the Hillcrest Community Civic Association (HCCA) leadership team to invite HCCA to participate in tis 55th annual 4th...

Kim Ford’s Sad Departure

Last month the community was shocked to hear about the resignation of Kim Ford, the chief executive officer and president of Martha's Table. In a...

Why Statehood?

Since the founding of the District of Columbia in 1790, the rights of the residents within the District have changed over time. The twenty-third...

Mayor Muriel Bowser: Get Vaccinated, DC

Dr. Charles Drew once told the world that “excellence of performance will transcend any artificial barriers created by man.” Over the past year and a...

We Must Accept a COVID Vaccine

When I was 20 years old, I spent two weeks in isolation in Bronx Lebanon Hospital with a life-threatening case of hepatitis. I vividly...

Ward 7 Coalition: Equity Denied in Redistricting Process

On Nov. 18, the DC Council Redistricting Subcommittee released its proposed map redrawing the City’s Ward boundaries. In response, Ward 7 elected-officials, community leaders, and...