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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Meet Your Neighbor: Elrand Dewayne Denson

Meet Fairlawn resident Elrand Dewayne Denson. Although not a household name like pioneers Barack Obama or Jackie Robinson, he too has achieved a few...

Meet the Ward 7 Principals

Ward 7 welcomes four new principals in the 2018-19 school year. Three come to the younger students, including Neval Thomas, JC Nalle and Burrville...

Volunteer to Plant Trees on Heritage Island

Join Casey Trees as they plant 80 trees on Heritage Island. The island is located next to Kingman Island in the Anacostia River, and...

Volunteer: the Farm at Kelly Miller Tree Planting

Join Casey Trees in planting an orchard at The Farm at Kelly Miller! Casey Trees will be planting a mixture of fruit trees to...

New High School Principals Focus on the Positive as Year Begins

New Ward 8 high school principals Willie Jackson and William Haith are focused on the positive as they look to not only strengthen Ballou...

Anacostia Steelers Organize First Football Season

After a two-hour practice in Anacostia Park, Coach Antonio “Tony” Backus and assistant coaches of the recently formed Anacostia Steelers huddled up nearly two...

Discovering Our Stories

Asking Anacostia native Dianne Dale how a community’s genealogical history illuminates its greater historical narrative is like asking a treasure hunter why they’d use...

Geographic Unemployment Disparities in DC

On April 4, 2018, Iesha Nelson lost her job in the healthcare industry. The termination came unexpectedly, without explanation. Nelson, a resident of Ward 7,...

Time to Fully Fund Birth to Three

DC students are back in the classroom for a new school year, but as early childhood professionals will tell you, education begins long before...

Mayor, Dignitaries, Break Ground on Multipurpose Fields at RFK

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 29th Mayor Muriel Bowser joined public officials and dignitaries in lifting a symbolic shovel to mark the beginning of...