Ward 6 residents are advocating for soon-to-be available land to become a new community-controlled, permanently affordable housing and retail space in the Navy Yard neighborhood.
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Redevelopment of the 15-acre Greenleaf Gardens housing community has been thrown into question now that developers have expressed doubts on whether new units can be built for the public housing residents before razing and redeveloping their current units.
This article was featured in the June 10 digital-only edition of Street Sense. Until it is safe to resume person-to-person sales, you’ll always be able… Read more »
In less than a week, Taylar Nuevelle has organized significant mutual aid for women residing at the emergency shelter within King Greenleaf Recreation Center.
D.C. residents took part in a “grocery walk” in protest against the lack of healthy food access in Southeast D.C. Together, Wards 7 and 8 have only three grocery stores to serve more than 150,000 residents.
Empower D.C. hosted an environmental brunch on Sept. 17 where activists and Southwest D.C. residents met to discuss the challenges facing Buzzard Point. Among these issues were fears about the environmental impact of redevelopment in the area and displacement. A new D.C. United Stadium is to be built in the Buzzard Point neighborhood.
Blocks away from The George Washington University, 18 tents sit nestled in the shadow of the Watergate complex. Despite the constant road noise from Rock… Read more »
The “I Have a Home Here” art bus made an appearance at the first annual Painting Out Poverty festival in Southwest D.C. on Saturday, August… Read more »
Take the District’s blue line past GWU- Foggy Bottom, past Federal Circle and get off at the Stadium Armory Metro Station. As soon as you… Read more »
On February 12, 2015, I was invited to attend King Hedley II, a play by August Wilson performed at the Arena Stage in Southwest D.C…. Read more »
A 2003 protest to call awareness to 300 families on the waiting list each day for emergency shelter in 2003.