Community Benefits Agreement with D.C. United Reaching New Heights

By Fredrica Kramer Now that the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) with DC United Community Benefits has had a full year of implementation, the Near SE/SW Coordinating Council (CBCC) reports that the CBA, which CBCC enforces, is seeing increasing payoffs for the community.  Among the benefits stipulated, the CBA includes the opportunity for local nonprofits to […]

Perspectives from Amidon-Bowen Parents

By Southwester Staff As parents approach the March 2 school lottery deadline to apply for PreK-3 through Grade 8 schools, “The Southwester” reached out to current parents from the quadrant’s only public elementary school to hear their perspectives on the school. Below are the responses we received. Sylvia and Mohamed (parents to 1st grade student) […]