Washington Nationals Work to Get Shift Done

By Southwester Staff In late April, Washington Nationals Philanthropies and the Greater Washington Community Foundation announced a new partnership with Get Shift Done to launch the Get Shift Done DMV initiative to coordinate, schedule, and pay adversely affected hourly workers in the hospitality industry to work shifts for local food access providers. Get Shift Done […]

Hometown Heroes

By Rhonda Hamilton On March 12, a fire erupted in an apartment unit in Syphax Gardens on P St., SW. The fire was so intense that smoke could be seen coming out of the roof of the building as well as the apartment unit.  Thanks to the quick response from good samaritans in the community, […]

National Defense University Brings Mindful Innovation from the Surface Down

By Major Shannon Vaughn When most people think of the words “innovation” and “Army” they likely think of larger weapons and faster tanks. On Fort McNair, however, the National Defense University (NDU) is building more resilient and mindful leaders than ever before. Through a program sponsored by the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and […]