Southwest Community Gardens to Hold Spring Kickoff April 27th

Neighbors at the Southwest Community Garden. Courtesy of the Author By Jessica Lai  The Southwest Gardens will host its 11th Spring Kickoff on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event is open to the public and all are welcome.  The garden is located in Lansburgh Park at […]

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Visits Jefferson Middle School Academy

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Jidé George, Sanaa Wilson, and Kimberly-Celeste “K.C.” Boyd. Courtesy of the Author. By Matthew Koehler  In January, Jefferson Middle School Academy welcomed guest author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. Kendi’s new book, Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers, tells the story of Oluale Kossola, who was a survivor of […]

Westminster Presbyterian Church Launches Tech Academy to Break Cycle of Violence

Participants in the Southwest Academy of DC were mentored in the world of IT and audio-video engineering. Courtesy of Wesley Oliver. By George Kerr III In the heart of Southwest DC, Westminster Presbyterian Church (WPC) embarked on a transformative journey to empower youths with technical skills that promised to break […]