Summer Bounty of Fresh Produce Shared with Neighbors Through Mutual Aid

By Regina Mazur Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) has been unwavering in its mission for over three years: to provide Black and Brown youth and families with resources that others in DC may already possess. Thanks to the relentless efforts of Serve Your City/Ward Mutual Aid, community residents […]

DC STORM Visits Hampton Roads for Educational, College Tour 

Jefferson Middle School students read about the Emancipation Oak Tree on the campus of Hampton University while on a DC STORM college tour. Courtesy of the Author By Jay Shorter On the weekend of June 23, the non-profit organization DC STORM, Inc (Students Taught Organization and Respect through Mentoring) took […]

Scholarship Task Force Celebrates 50 Years of Success, Honors Extraordinary Accomplishments of Southwest Scholars

By Wilma Goldstein  It’s scholarship time! This is when the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA) Education and Scholarship Task Force (ESTF) and their partner, Friends of Southwest (FOS) award college scholarships to incoming freshman, sophomores, juniors, and senior classmates and now graduate students, all of whom either live or went to […]

Circuit Rideshare Now In Southwest and Part of Navy Yard

The Circuit Rideshare has launched in Southwest, covering Buzzard Point and near Navy Yard. Courtesy of Mobility Innovation District By Beth Hall  Eight electric Circuit vehicles have quickly become a familiar sight in Southwest and near Navy Yard.  The rideshare program is part of DC’s first Mobility Innovation District (MID). […]

Gloves Spreading Love Brings Boxing Event to Greenleaf Rec

The first Annual Gloves Spreading Love event brought amateur boxers and hundreds of community members together at King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Courtesy of Paul Taylor  By Paul Taylor On Saturday, May 27,  King Greenleaf Recreation Center’s outdoor basketball court was transformed into a boxing venue. The first annual Gloves Spreading […]