How One SWBID Team Member Inspired a Homeless Outreach Plan

Every day, Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) employee Jerome “Oatmeal” McRae talks to the people who live on the street in Southwest DC. Oatmeal makes a point to ask them whether they are hungry, whether they need anything, and how they’re feeling. He listens and offers help when he can. “He has a gift,” says Andre […]

SWNA and SWBID Partner Together

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA’s) newly-formed Tree Task Force and the Southwest BID are partnering with the DC Department of Transportation’s Urban Forestry Administration (UFA) to water newly planted trees in Southwest. Over the fall and winter, UFA will plant almost 130 trees in Southwest. This past summer, approximately 20 trees in the median of M […]