Hey Dog Owners! What’s the POOP?

By Bridget Gonzales, PAWS of Southwest Perhaps you’ve seen or smelled the little brown piles piling up around the neighborhood? It seems that some of our neighbors are neglecting their duties as a dog owner when it comes to #2. And let’s face it, owning a dog in the city, in a densely populated neighborhood […]

Amidon-Bowen Tutors of the Month

By Ava Millstone Thank you to all of our neighbors who tutored young people at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School last academic year. The tutoring program, part of Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, had a successful first year and is recruiting volunteers for this year. Read more below about Amidon-Bowen’s Tutors of the Month: […]

Jazz Night DC Presents Ben Sands: “This is My Story”

Fundraiser for the SWNA Scholarship Program By Vyllorya Evans Among the stellar jazz performers that Westminster’s Jazz Night DC has promoted, on August 9 at 6 p.m., saxophonist extraordinaire Ben Sands, affectionately known as SW’s Favorite Son, will lead a winning line-up, premiering his autobiographical presentation of art, music and the spoken word. “I believe […]

SW Residents Honored by DC Hall of Fame Society

By Vyllorya Evans, Anise Jenkins and Thelma D. Jones On April 28, Southwest residents Jan Adams and Charles “Chuck” Hicks, along with nine other DC residents, were inducted into The Washington DC Hall of Fame Society, Inc. at the Liaison Capitol Hill as part of the organization’s 19th Annual Legacy Awards Program. Created in 2000, […]

Computers for Seniors Kicks Off

By Vic Sutton, Chair, SWNA Task Force on Workforce Development & Adult Education Computer for Kids classes have been taking place at the James Creek computer lab for years now, using desktop computers. They started in 2007, as an initiative by Thelma Jones, who chairs the Youth Activities Task Force of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly […]