Debut Book Release by SW Author

By Southwester Staff On March 31, a local 26-year-old author, Bianca Kersellius, released her first book, a memoir entitled InDEBTed: Stories of Surviving Debt, Inequity and Obtaining Freedom. InDEBTed takes readers on a vivid journey unpacking the rigorous reality of Bianca’s life as a young Black woman in America, with student loan debt. In this […]

Where Are They Now?

SWNA Scholarship Recipients, Past and Present By Wilma Goldstein At the 2020 SWNA Scholarship Awards Program, one of the recipients said it would be nice to have caring adults checking in with them while they are at college. Even though many may now be home, the Education and Scholarship Task Force (ESTF) organized to meet […]

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 […]