Hat Trick for Amidon-Bowen Cheerleaders: Citywide Champs for Third Year in a Row

On March 9, the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School cheerleaders solidified their place in history by winning the Elementary School DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Cheerleading Championship for the third year in a row. They also won the DCIAA Cheerleading Grand Championship award for the second year in a row. The Grand Championship award is for having the highest […]

Computer-for-Kids holds Graduation Ceremony

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA YATF) held its Computer-for-Kids (CFK) Computer Training Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 26, for the latest three students to complete the training program. The graduation’s theme, “Using Technology to Enable New Learning Experiences and Empower Educational Effectiveness,” allowed the guest speakers to incorporate this in their […]

Career Mentoring Program Launches in SW

D.C. Mentoring and Achievement Program (D.C. MAAP), a new workforce development program in Southwest D.C., opened its doors Saturday, Feb. 16. This new initiative will assist D.C. residents looking for entry-level jobs, particularly in the hospitality, entertainment and service sectors. The economic, racial and physical landscape of Southwest is changing rapidly. By working with local […]

Greenleaf Community Honors Local Scholars

Jan. 1 was not only the first day of the year, but it was also the day the Greenleaf Gardens Resident Council Executive Board celebrated our postsecondary students with the Scholar Appreciation Event. The event was held at the Greenleaf Gardens Resident Council Program Center to honor the students of Greenleaf Gardens who are dedicated […]

SW Youth Experience Educational Games Expo

Three students from the Computers for Kids program of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Youth Activities Task Force (YATF) attended the ED Games Expo 2019, held on Jan. 8 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This allowed 125 developers of educational games to showcase their programs, with plenty of opportunities for students […]