Computer-for-Kids Computer Training Program Graduation Ceremony

Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. On Saturday, April 23, five Southwest youth were honored with a graduation ceremony for completing the Computer-for-Kids computer training program. This ceremony was memorable for many reasons, but most notable is that the number of students graduating from the program exceeded the 100 mark for the first time since its […]

Greenleaf Senior Residents Celebrate the Holidays

Photo caption: Ms. Belinda Belk (seated, center), president of Greenleaf Gardens senior apartments, surrounded by her residents. ‘Tis the season to celebrate holiday greetings with the residents of the Greenleaf Gardens senior apartments. The spirit of Christmas was in full swing as the residents, who were dressed in their most stylish and festive holiday colors, […]

SWNA Candidate Statement: Dena Walker

  Candidate for District 2 Her name is Andrenia Walker, but most people know her as Dena. She has been a Southwest resident for more than 10 years. Dena’s educational background includes degrees in business administration, contracts, and acquisition management. The core of her professional experience is derived from working in the banking industry with a focus on investment products. […]

YATF Supports Summer Basketball Leagues

The basketball court located in Lansburgh Park is more than a place to play pick-up basketball. For many boys in the community, it was the catalyst that helped to train 22 of them in the fundamentals and intricate details of basketball form and play. The idea of working with young people in a sport that […]

DCHA Engages Residents on Future of Greenleaf

Last year, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) unsuccessfully applied for a Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund the redevelopment planning process for nearly 500 units of public housing at Greenleaf. The Greenleaf community, which includes Greenleaf Gardens, Greenleaf Senior, Greenleaf Extension, and Greenleaf Addition, occupies […]