Amidon-Bowen Ranks #1 in DonorsChoose Funding

By Mike Goodman Amidon-Bowen Elementary School was recently ranked DC Public Schools’ most funded school from donations through www.DonorsChoose.org. To date, the charity website has delivered resources for 553 projects at the school. “Like many schools, we have needs that cannot be met through our school budget or traditional fundraising. DonorsChoose is a resource that […]

Final Improvements Underway at 3rd & I Street Park

By Felicia Couts, 25-year Resident of Southwest, Park Partner Project Manager Just before Christmas 2020, construction fencing was erected at the 3rd & I Street Park to complete Phase II improvements to the park. Thanks to Councilmember Charles Allen, the additional $500,000 in funding needed to complete Phase II was budgeted in 2018 and the […]

Leaving A Lasting Impression: Viola Ethel Moore

By Southwester Staff On the morning of Dec. 19, 2020, Washington, DC, our Southwest neighborhood lost a friend, neighbor, volunteer, and a true servant to our city. For more than 20 years, Viola Ethel Moore lived in Southwest at the Carrollsburg Condominiums, and later at Tiber Island Cooperative Homes. She worked part-time and volunteered for […]

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 […]