Critical Exposure: Teaching Youth to Use Photography for Social Change

By Gabriele Strauch The Southwest Neighborhood Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA YATF), in partnership with Critical Exposure (CE), is offering an exciting photography and storytelling program for Southwest youth, ages 14-16. The mission of CE is “to train DC youth to harness the power of photography and their own voices to fight for educational equity […]

Support Group Kicks Off New Initiative: National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week

By Thelma D. Jones If you missed last month’s Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) Support Group  meeting on the Community Grand Rounds on Ovarian Cancer, in partnership with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, perish the thought and visit our Facebook page.  While you are there, check out previous support group meetings and like […]

A Cycle of Positive Change: Former Scholarship Recipient Gives Back

By Anne DeBiasi Kenneth Tinsley (an MBA) was a SWNA scholarship recipient while attending Central State University. He’s now living his dream as the wide receivers’ coach and assisted strength and conditioning coach at Union College in Schenectady, NY. But, he remains rooted in SW as an active member of Riverside Baptist Church.  Kenneth recommended […]