Amidon-Bowen Scholars Advocate to D.C. Council-Four “Petite Powerhouses” Push for Science & Technology Funding

Amidon-Bowen students Za’Mari Wilson, Ameya Johnson, Taniya Washington and Zy’Ree Maddox-Mills in the hearing room of the John A. Wilson Building; Photo: Grace Hu On Monday, Oct. 15, four Amidon-Bowen Elementary School students testified before the D.C. Council Committee on Education as part of a hearing on issues facing D.C. youth. At 4 p.m., the […]

SW Waterfront AARP Business Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14

The Southwest Waterfront AARP Chapter 4751 will hold its Monthly Luncheon Business Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at noon. The Guest Speaker is Dr. Regina Harrison, Professor Emerita in Latin American Literatures and Comparative Literatures at the University of Maryland. The program features a presentation on “Ruins and Rare Species: The Ecology of Tourism in […]

Take a Free Jaunt on the Jitney to do Hains Point

At last, you can get to East Potomac Park easily and without charge. The new electric-powered Jitney boat, seating up to six passengers, leaves on request from the end of the 7th St., SW Recreation Pier at The Wharf. It glides across Washington Channel within a few minutes, and life jackets are accessible as needed. […]

Op-Ed: Looking Ahead—School Report Cards

Across Ward 6, the back-to-school excitement has started to fade into the background as fall approaches. Students have settled into their routines, fall sports and music programs have begun, and students are engaged in their classes. In the coming weeks, we’ll be celebrating Halloween at the Duck Pond and at Fall Festivals across the Ward. […]

New Look for SWNA

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Board of Directors is pleased to unveil the new look of SWNA. While our old logo served us well for several years, we decided to give our logo a refresh. This effort follows the rebranding of our newspaper, “The Southwester,” which occurred last year. In the process of choosing a new […]