Winter Warmth from Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid

By Katrina Avila The enduring mission of Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) remains steadfast: to provide resources to Black and Brown youth and families across DC that others may already possess. Whether it involves offering after-school enrichment and tutoring programs or essential support, SYC/W6MA plays a pivotal role […]

Stunning Retrospective Brings Simone Leigh Full Circle at the Hirshhorn 

Simone Leigh, 2021. Photo by Shaniqwa Jarvis. Courtesy of the artist. By Sheila Wickouski A remarkable new exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum, the first museum retrospective of the work of Simone Leigh, is akin to walking through a memoir of the renowned sculptor’s life.  The exhibit, on view through March […]

Holiday Events and Things to Do In Southwest DC

Season’s Greetings is on display at the U.S. Botanic Garden. Courtesy of Devin Dotson, U.S. Botanic Garden By Southwester Staff Whether you’re entertaining visiting friends and family or enjoying a quiet staycation in the neighborhood, Southwest is brimming with holiday cheer. For special events, menus, parties and celebrations, reach out […]

Southwest Pod of Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid Brimming with Gratitude after Thanksgiving Food Drives

By Regina Mazur  As we bid farewell to 2023, the Southwest (SW) Pod of Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) pauses to reflect on yet another year of effectively delivering vital resources to Black and Brown residents in Southwest DC who may face barriers in accessing them. We extend […]