Annual Home Tour Opens Door to Southwest Real Estate

The historic Wheat Row Homes on 4th Street SW will be included on the sixth annual Homes of the Southwest Waterfront tour. Courtesy of Waterfront Village By Southwester Staff  The sixth annual Homes of the Southwest Waterfront tour, hosted by Waterfront Village, will take place on Sunday, October 8 from 1:00 […]

Ahead of New School Year, Community Delivers 2,000 Backpacks through Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid

By Katrina Avila The enduring mission of Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) remains unchanged: to provide resources to Black and Brown youth and families across DC that others may already possess. Whether it’s offering after-school enrichment and tutoring programs or vital support, SYC/W6MA has played a crucial role […]

Scholarship Celebration Honors Southwest Students and Supporters Paying It Forward

Courtesy of SWNA ESTF. By Paula Young Shelton For the past 50 years, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) has supported students in our community by providing scholarships to college and graduate school. On Sunday, August 6, donors, supporters and recipients past and present gathered at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church to […]

Summer Bounty of Fresh Produce Shared with Neighbors Through Mutual Aid

By Regina Mazur Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) has been unwavering in its mission for over three years: to provide Black and Brown youth and families with resources that others in DC may already possess. Thanks to the relentless efforts of Serve Your City/Ward Mutual Aid, community residents […]

DC STORM Visits Hampton Roads for Educational, College Tour 

Jefferson Middle School students read about the Emancipation Oak Tree on the campus of Hampton University while on a DC STORM college tour. Courtesy of the Author By Jay Shorter On the weekend of June 23, the non-profit organization DC STORM, Inc (Students Taught Organization and Respect through Mentoring) took […]