Southwest Youth Succeed with Task Force Geared Towards Computer Literacy

By Derek Tawiah Recently, I had the privilege of emceeing the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF’s) Computers-for-Kids (CFK) computer training program graduation. CFK occurs in the fall, spring, and summer months in partnership with the James Creek Resident Council, 100 N St. SW, under the leadership of Christine Spencer, Resident Council President.  […]

Amidon-Bowen Tutor of the Month: Shavonne Johnson

By Ava Millstone Last year, in partnership with Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, Community Scholar started a tutoring program at Amidon-Bowen. School administrators, students, and parents have praised the program and are excited for the program to launch and expand in year two.  Amidon-Bowen students significantly improved on the PARCC Math test […]

Holidays!

By Kate Miller Ho Ho Ho!! Too soon to extend holiday wishes? Let’s settle into a few words from life coach, Kate, that’s me. I have been a coach for about five years and have worked with people ranging from federal workers, dog walkers, to lobbyists, and a few other occupations in between. When talking […]

Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Hosts Inspirational Keynote Speaker

By Donna Purchase The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), in partnership with Black Benefactors, a Washington, D.C. based giving circle, celebrated Black Philanthropy Month in Aug. at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church for the third consecutive year. Unlike your ordinary support group meeting, guests heard inspiring words not from a survivor but from a […]