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Building Up DC’s Local Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs seeking support opportunities for their small business in DC can now add two new resources to the list: the Ascend Capital Accelerator and...

WeAct Radio Celebrates Anniversary; Launches Community Bookstore

On a slow and quiet Sunday morning in the heart of Anacostia, the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. echo and ricochet up...

Wheeler Creek CDC Turns 20

Wheeler Creek Community Development Corporation (WCCDC) kicked off its 20th-anniversary celebration with an elaborate reception at its Washington Highlands office on April 27. As...

Realizing a Future

A group of young men crowd around a lab counter in a plumbing training workshop. It’s about an hour before noon on a Friday,...

Capital City Creamery Busy in Congress Heights

Two summers ago, 11-year-old Tamyra Proctor walked down Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and peered through the window of a vacant commercial property. She...

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...