Breast Cancer Support Group Continues Successful Virtual Meetings

By The Southwester Staff The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) support group’s celebration of Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) on Wednesday, Aug. 19, was nothing short of excellent. The event kicked off with an opening from Founder Thelma D. Jones, and was sponsored by Black Benefactors, a giving circle in the metropolitan area. Jones […]

D.C.’s Norton Scores Victory to Clean up the Anacostia in Water Infrastructure Bil

By Southwester Staff The District’s tireless Congresswoman and champion, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced in July that she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), a major water infrastructure bill, a provision that would help accelerate the cleanup of harmful sediments in and around the federal navigation channel […]

Letter to the Editor

We write to you as members of SW Action, a group of SW DC residents who organize and advocate for anti-racist development, as well as equitable and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. Included amongst our members is the SWNA Youth Activities Task Force, a group of community volunteers promoting the educational, recreational, cultural, and technological developmental needs […]