Community Grant Opportunity

The Southwest Community Foundation (SWCF) announces a special grant opportunity that opens October 1, 2021. The foundation expects to award up to seven grants of between $1,000 and $10,000 for innovative projects that enhance the lives of people living in Near Southwest DC. The grant funds have been made possible by a community-benefits agreement negotiated […]

Capitol Park Tower Designated as Historic Landmark

On July 10th, the DC Historic Preservation Review Board voted to designate Capitol Park Tower (301 G Street SW) as an historic landmark. The application was submitted by the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) on behalf of the tenants of Capitol Park Tower, and prepared by SWNA History Task Force volunteers Cecille Chen and Madeline Clites. […]

CBCC Gets a Seat at the Negotiating Table with City and DCU

As a member of the Winning Goal Coalition, the Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council (CBCC) has led the effort to successfully gain a seat at the negotiating table with the city and DC United for inclusion of a community benefits agreement (CBA) for residents of ANC6D within recently proposed legislation – Bill 20-805, sent […]

Highlights of June police meeting: Gunfire, traffic problems

June 21, 2012, 7-8:30 P.M., Greenleaf Seniors Building, 1200 Delaware Ave. SW Participants: Sgt. Michael Architzel and Officers Vogel and Smith, PSA 105; Naomi Monk and Irv Gamza, PSA 105 meeting coordinators/facilitators and John McGrath, recorder; Special Guests: Ward 6 Councilman Tommy Wells and his staff; ANC Commissioners Ron McBee (6D03) and Roger Moffatt (6D05) […]