Stepping Up to Help Neighbors

By Southwester Staff Although there is no denying that it has been a tough year for Southwest residents, the community can be grateful for the many local organizations working to bring assistance and comfort to the neighborhood. The Friends of Southwest DC’s annual report, just released, highlights its support to community organizations that have worked […]

Letter to the Editor

We write to you as members of SW DC Action, a group of Southwest residents who organize and advocate for anti-racist development, as well as equitable and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. We stand in solidarity with Buzzard Point Concerned Residents & Friends for Better Air Quality & Environmental Justice and their public comments regarding the renewal […]

March Mutual Aid Clothing Drive and More

By Max Grossman and Carlee Brown Ward 6 Mutual Aid (W6MA) is a grassroots group working with Black and Brown grassroots organizations to help keep our communities safe. The Southwest Pod of W6MA continues to partner with Christ United Methodist Church (CUMC) on a community food and supply drive to serve our neighbors in response […]

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 […]