DC Mentoring and Achievement Program

By LeRoy Potts The D.C. Mentoring and Achievement Program (D.C. MAAP), a local not-for-profit, focused on assisting D.C. residents, particularly Southwest residents, find jobs in the hospitality, entertainment, and service sectors, will hold a listening session with job seekers to learn about challenges to finding employment.   A volunteer-run organization, D.C. MAAP opened its doors back […]

Global Music for a Labyrinthine Journey into Meditation

By Kate McPhaul I love to hunt, like a scavenger, for special gems in DC, especially Southwest DC. In my experience, there are so many stimulating events to choose from every week: concerts, community events, church services, lectures, panel discussions, museums, marches and much, much more. It’s amazing how much is going on in this […]

SW Community Gardens, #1 in DC

By John Krzyzaniak The SW Community Gardens at Lansburgh Park took home the blue ribbon for the District’s best compost at the DC State Fair on Sunday, September 8. Calling itself “Compost Against the Machine,” the team built on last year’s successful third place finish to claim this year’s top prize.  Compost entries were scored […]