Amidon-Bowen Tutor of the Month: Rick Bardach

By Ava Millstone Last year, in partnership with Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, Community Scholar started a tutoring program at Amidon-Bowen. Tutors have completed training and are now working with students for the second year of this successful program.  Thank you for all of our neighbors who are tutoring young people at […]

Community or Chaos?

Civics Group Holds 89thAwards Celebration and Scholarship Luncheon By Vyllorya Evans On Oct. 26, members of SWNA (Donna Purchase, President, Vyllorya Evans, Chair, Education and Scholarship Task Force, Thelma D. Jones, Chair, Youth Activities Task Force, and Neo Morake, Co-Chair Transportation Task Force) attended the 2019 DC Federation of Civic Associations (DCFCA) luncheon and awards […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Michael Dawkins

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community in which to live, work, visit, and play! Michael Dawkins joined SWBID 6 months ago as ambassador. He’s part of the team that beautifies […]

Tradition and Modern Technology Showcase Human Complexity in Heroes: Principles of African Greatness

By Sheila Wickouski Traditions come together with modern technology to tell the stories behind the men and women featured in Heroes: Principles of African Greatness at the National Museum of African Art. This dynamic exhibition of classical and contemporary works links each work of art with a historic African, a “hero in history,” and a […]