Neighbors Helping Neighbors

By Peter Eicher, Vice President, Friends of Southwest DC On March 27, the Friends of Southwest DC annual meeting provided a valuable reminder of how an array of community groups are working to make Southwest a better place. Participants gathered at Westminster Church to hear how grants from Friends of Southwest supported a range of […]

SW Volunteer Honored by Metropolitan Police Department

By Georgine Wallace The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) held its annual awards meeting on March 19 and honored Southwest resident Elizabeth Hoopes as Citizen Volunteer Corps Member of the year. Hoopes was recognized for her three years of service with the office of Volunteer Coordination’s Community Engagement Academy. She took a few minutes out of […]

Thurgood Marshall Celebration on Sunday, May 19

By Elisabeth Brown St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church will host its 2019 Thurgood Marshall Feast Day Celebration on Sunday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m. to commemorate the life and legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993). In 2009, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church passed a resolution that Justice Marshall should be added to the Liturgical […]

Op-Ed: Introducing Techbridge Girls-DC: Exciting, Educating and Equipping Girls in STEM

The community of Southwest DC has seen many answers to the question of how to revitalize the neighborhood in recent years, such as the development of new dining, shopping and residential options. One Southwest-based nonprofit, Techbridge Girls-DC, believes that communities also thrive in the long-term when we invest in the development of our youth, particularly […]

DC Career Fair at Arena Stage on April 17

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, in partnership with Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman, At-Large Councilmember Robert White, Jr. and the DC Department of Employment Services, opens its doors for the 12th semi-annual DC Career Fair on Wed., April 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mead Center, located at 1101 6th […]