DC Mentoring and Achievement Program

By LeRoy Potts The D.C. Mentoring and Achievement Program (D.C. MAAP), a local not-for-profit, focused on assisting D.C. residents, particularly Southwest residents, find jobs in the hospitality, entertainment, and service sectors, will hold a listening session with job seekers to learn about challenges to finding employment.   A volunteer-run organization, D.C. MAAP opened its doors back […]

NATS FINISH THE FIGHT AS CHAMPS

By Mike Goodman Bang! Zoom go the Nationals! Following a stellar close to the regular season, and a playoff run featuring strong Nationals pitching and productivity throughout the lineup, the Nationals finished the fight as World Series Champions. For the fifth time this postseason, the Nationals trailed in an elimination game but came back to […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Verna Lyles

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community in which to live, work, visit and play! Verna Lyles joined SWBID 6 months ago as ambassador. She’s part of the team that beautifies […]