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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

How to Get Involved in the DC Budget

Driver’s licenses. Trash collection. Affordable housing. Teachers and police officers. Library books. What do they have in common? These things that affect our daily lives...

Anacostia Mourns Loss of Two Activists

Darnell Bradford-El: 1946-2019 Members of the Moorish Science Temple of America, ministers of the Nation of Islam, community activists from the civil rights movement, educators...

Malik Lloyd, DC’s Inline Skating Ninja

Malik Lloyd, an unassuming, lanky lad from Ward 7, is now making black history as a world-class inline skater and instructor. For those who...

Activists Give Hope to Victims of Gun Violence

Ryane B. Nickens, a native of DC’s Ward 8, is no stranger to gun violence. When she was just eight years old, she saw...

DC Environmental Legislation Brings Changes in 2019 and Beyond

While DC’s Clean Energy bill was the most far-reaching environmental legislation of 2018 – ensuring that the District runs on 100 percent renewable energy...

A Marshall Plan for Trauma

“We’re only now becoming facile in the language of trauma,” said DC Attorney General Karl Racine, who is heartened by the District’s progress. “This...

From Principals to Pencils

As a community, we’ll invest $1.7 billion in public education this school year for DCPS and public charter schools. That’s as much as our...

Supporting Women Reentering the Community

Henry Ford once said, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” For many returning citizens coming home from prison,...

Training DC Residents in Clean Energy

These days, energy efficiency and renewable energy are powering DC. While providing solar and wind energy to homes and offices, they are also creating...

Location Selected for Bard High School

On Wednesday, Mayor Bowser announced that Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC) will be located at Davis Elementary School (4430 H Street,...