Historic Landmark Revitalized for Modern Community Programs

By Karida Green Welcome to the house on the corner! Living Classrooms Foundation – National Capital Region,  James C. Dent House Community Center in Southwest Washington is a District Landmark in Black history here in Washington, DC. The Dent House was designated a DC Landmark by the city’s Historic Preservation Review Board in 2010. More […]

Meet the Team Behind the Southwest DC Community Center: Will Rich

By the SWDCCC Community Engagement and Communications Committee The Southwest DC Community Center (SWDCCC) that is planned to open in our neighborhood in the next few years will serve as a vibrant, central hub for the Southwest and Capitol Riverfront communities that provides an inclusive space for a wide range of services and activities that […]

Community Center Seeks Community Engagement Participants

By Southwest DC Community Center Community Engagement and Communications Committee After a successful crowdfunding campaign powered by generous neighbors, the Southwest DC Community Center (SWDCCC) volunteer Community Engagement and Communications Committee is embarking on a community engagement initiative to lay the groundwork for co-creating the future SWDCCC.  This initiative will empower local youth as Civic […]

The SW Library: A Community Center for Southwest’s Future

With the community nearly united at both meetings organized by the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development (DMPED) in favor of a stand-alone library at the current site, we’ve been discussing approaches for the future. Always on the prowl for how to improve Southwest, the SW BID’s Steve Moore keyed us into a successful model in […]