Naomi Monk is a dynamic Southwest civic leader, whose influence and leadership have had a great impact in our community. Monk’s service to her community has been recognized many times over the years. She received an award at the first annual Livable, Walkable Awards in recognition of her livable, walkable vision and leadership in the […]
Would you like to hear about one woman’s efforts to reduce her chances of a breast cancer reoccurrence? Are you interested in learning more about complementary and alternative methods (CAMs) for treating illness? Would you like to know how to reduce toxicities in your bodies? If your answer is “yes” to one or all of […]
Four students completed the Computer-for-Kids course: Stevon & Ravon Benson, Landen Johnson, and Miracle Matthews. Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. (photo caption: Miracle Matthews with her Computer-for-Kids certificate. Also in the photo are (L to R) Paul Taylor, speaker at the Graduation; Bruce Levine, SWNA President; Thelma Jones, SWNA YATF Chair; and Gerald Brown, volunteer instructor.
photo caption: King Greenleaf Recreation staff member and Young Ladies on the Rise mentor Safiyyah-Aleem Woods stands in front of an ice cream serving table at the YLOR Ice Cream Social held at the King Greenleaf Recreation Center in SW. Ice cream bar with toppings, a moon bounce, snow cones, popcorn, cotton candy, games, and […]
The American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Support Group (Southwest) welcomes Shanti Norris, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, as its guest speaker on Wednesday, November 20, at 6:30 pm, 1101 4thSt, SW, Suite W120, Washington, DC 20024. Norris will talk about aspects of healing as it relates to her […]
IN MEMORIUM On a crisp spring evening in May, we joined Zev and Renee Feder at their cozy Southwest DC townhouse to profile a long-time community leader and friend of many. Zev is a humble but frank Southwest resident who many Southwesters may have never met, but those who have tend not to forget him. […]
On February 14 (Valentine’s Day), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and representatives from the DC Housing authority at the Southwest Family Enhancement Center at Greenleaf Gardens to announce a new national digital literacy partnership that will benefit residents in public housing in DC and […]