Major League Sports Make a Return to the District

By Ned Yarsky The Coronavirus epidemic has caused businesses to close, massive layoffs and furloughs, and forced a new way of life. Despite all the calamity of the pandemic, however, sports are coming back into our daily lives, and hopefully the return will bring back some nostalgia of our pre-COVID American way of life.  There […]

Washington Nationals Work to Get Shift Done

By Southwester Staff In late April, Washington Nationals Philanthropies and the Greater Washington Community Foundation announced a new partnership with Get Shift Done to launch the Get Shift Done DMV initiative to coordinate, schedule, and pay adversely affected hourly workers in the hospitality industry to work shifts for local food access providers. Get Shift Done […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Charleen Smith

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community to live, work, visit, and enjoy. Charleen Smith came to SWBID two years ago through Project Empowerment. Project Empowerment, an initiative of the DC […]