SWNA to Honor Media Arts and Scholarship at Annual Black History Program

By Southwester Staff  The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly History Task Force (SWNA HTF) cordially invites you to our 2021 Virtual Annual Black History Program on Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., via Zoom. The 2021 Black History theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.”   Established by the Association for the Study of African American […]

JMA Solutions Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence

By Southwester Staff Washington, D.C. – JMA Solutions, a local Southwest (SW) D.C. based government consulting firm, celebrated 15 years in business this past December with an extravagant online event. Although JMA employees were not able to participate in person, the JMA Marketing Team found a means to develop a virtual event to celebrate this […]

The Send Button and Other Regrets

By Deborah Sherwood What a lovely, peaceful afternoon. The Christmas tree and decorations are packed away, the gingerbread men cookie crumbs rest inside the vacuum cleaner bag, and according to the actuarial life table, odds are I’ll make it through another year. The pandemic prohibited me from hosting my annual New Years’ Day brunch for […]

Meet DC’s Newest At-Large Councilmember

Exclusive Interview with Incoming Councilmember Christina Henderson By Mike Goodman On Nov. 3, voters in Washington, DC elected Christina Henderson as their newest At-Large Councilmember, replacing outgoing Councilmember David Grosso. Councilmember-elect Henderson served in various capacities in DC government from 2012 to 2017, including as a staffer to Councilmember Grosso. A former resident of Southwest, […]