Car Wash Raises Funds for Youth Programs

By Southwester Staff The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (YATF) held its third car wash on Saturday, June 4 in the parking lot of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Plans for a fourth, timed for YATF’s 40th anniversary this fall, are already in the works, according to  YATF Chair Thelma D. Jones.  The June car […]

Career-Spanning Exhibit Showcases Sam Gilliam in the Round

By Southwester Staff In the 60 years since Sam Gilliam moved to Washington from Tupelo, Mississippi, his large, color-stained manipulated unstretched canvases, in the tradition of the Washington Color School artists, have been featured in major museums all over the world.  Now at the Hirshhorn Museum, the retrospective exhibit Sam Giliam: Full Circle is a […]

Summer in Full Swing for Serve Your City/ Ward 6 Mutual Aid

By Regina Mazur  Keeping our community safe has been a long-standing priority of Serve Your City/ Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA). For more than two years, the Southwest community has been coming together, providing invaluable support to each other with food, cleaning supplies, household items, and clothing. They have been putting a continuous effort into […]

Join Us for An Evening with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

By Thelma D. Jones and Lisa Simms Booth Are you interested in learning more about the power of cancer programs, patient navigation and the impact of connection on healing? If so, join the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) as they welcome “An Evening with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts” on Wednesday, […]