Breast Cancer Fund Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month

By Southwester Staff Join the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) for its annual Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) (http://www.blackphilanthropymonth.com)  celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m., via Zoom and Facebook Live (http://www.facebook.com/TDJBreastCancerFund/). Back by popular demand, the celebration will feature guest speaker and breast cancer survivor, Maxine B. Baker, retired president & CEO, […]

Letter to the Editor

We write to you as members of SW Action, a group of SW DC residents who organize and advocate for anti-racist development, as well as equitable and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. Included amongst our members is the SWNA Youth Activities Task Force, a group of community volunteers promoting the educational, recreational, cultural, and technological developmental needs […]

Ice Cream Jubilee’s Signs of Hope

By Una Yarsky During these past months, businesses have worked hard to increase a feeling of community in Southwest while remaining afloat during this economic slump. One such business is Ice Cream Jubilee, a local ice cream shop that focuses on “authentic flavors,” according to their website. Since early on in the quarantine, Jubilee organized […]