Community or Chaos?

Civics Group Holds 89thAwards Celebration and Scholarship Luncheon By Vyllorya Evans On Oct. 26, members of SWNA (Donna Purchase, President, Vyllorya Evans, Chair, Education and Scholarship Task Force, Thelma D. Jones, Chair, Youth Activities Task Force, and Neo Morake, Co-Chair Transportation Task Force) attended the 2019 DC Federation of Civic Associations (DCFCA) luncheon and awards […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Michael Dawkins

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! Michael Dawkins joined SWBID 6 months ago as ambassador. He’s part of the team that beautifies […]

Southwest Resident Joins Fight Against Breast Cancer

By Thelma D. Jones Michael “Mike” Goodman is not only spreading community news in his leadership capacity as Editor-in-Chief of “The Southwester” but has also joined the fight against breast cancer as an American Cancer Society (ACS) Real Men Wear Pink advocate. Goodman was nominated for this honor, to help raise awareness and funds in […]

SW Cancer Support Group Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer with the American Cancer Society

By Vivienne Stearns-Elliott, Communications Director, American Cancer Society The Breast Cancer Awareness Month Celebration of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) Support Group on Oct. 16, 2019 was filled with inspiration and hope as the group looked forward to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, which took place later that month at […]

Southwest Youth Succeed with Task Force Geared Towards Computer Literacy

By Derek Tawiah Recently, I had the privilege of emceeing the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF’s) Computers-for-Kids (CFK) computer training program graduation. CFK occurs in the fall, spring, and summer months in partnership with the James Creek Resident Council, 100 N St. SW, under the leadership of Christine Spencer, Resident Council President.  […]