Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid Seeks Virtual Tutors

By Katrina Avila  Ensuring the safety and well-being of our community has remained a central focus for Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) since its inception. They consistently dedicate themselves to providing essential resources such as food, cleaning supplies, household items, and clothing to our neighbors. The partnership between […]

Waterfront Village “Expressions of a Lifetime” Exhibit Celebrates Artists of Southwest and Navy Yard

An abstract work by Tom Walsh, 86, one of the artists exhibiting their work at Waterfront Village. Courtesy of Waterfront Village By Southwester Staff On June 7, Waterfront Village will host an evening of art and community at the “Expressions of a Lifetime” art exhibit, showcasing the talents of artists […]

Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid Supports 70 Southwest Families with Support of Farmers’ Market Vendors and Shoppers

By Katrina Avila   The community’s response to the Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) Spring Food Drive was greatly appreciated, highlighting the community’s generous spirit of ‘solidarity, NOT charity,’ within the Southwest neighborhood. Weekly, donations poured in, replenishing shelves and offering essential support to our neighbors seeking assistance. Several […]

Annual Ceremony Recognizes Southwest History with Call to “Remember the Pearl”

The Wright Dancers from Richard Wright Public Charter High School for Journalism and and Media Arts performed April 14 at the Pearl Initiative’s annual remembrance ceremony. Courtesy of Barby Halstead-Worrell. By Wilma Goldstein  On Sunday, April 14, The Pearl Initiative held its fourth annual commemoration to “Remember the Pearl.”  The […]