Bruce Levine Chosen as New President of SWNA

At a special meeting of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Board held on Nov. 22, Bruce A. Levine was unanimously elected SWNA President to fill the vacancy of Kael Anderson, who had announced that he was stepping down. Levine will serve until the next election and annual meeting of SWNA, which will take place in March 2015. […]

SWNA Fact Sheet

ONGOING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OUR RESPONSE Lansburgh Park: vacant, abandoned, crime-ridden, inoperable facilities SWNA organized a community visioning charrette, lobbied DC to build tennis courts, and sponsored groups who’ve worked with us to fund, build and operate a community garden and dog park. We also organize and support events such as movie nights, tree planting, […]

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. […]

Computer-for-Kids Graduation

photo caption: CFK Instructor Gerald Brown, YATF Chairperson Thelma Jones, and SWNA President Kael Anderson. In front (L to R) graduates Miracle Matthews and Giannii Marshall (absent from photo is graduate Dynaja Roach). On June 8, three special young ladies became the most recent graduates of the 2014 Computer-for-Kids (CFK) program. Created in 2007, the […]

SW Breast Cancer Support Group to Hold Women’s History Month Celebration

caption: Melanie Nix, featured guest of the Women’s History Month Celebration The American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Support Group in Southwest is hosting its Women’s History Month Celebration on Wednesday, March 19th, at 6:30 pm at the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Conference Room, 1101 4th St SW, Room W120. The dynamic Melanie A. Nix, Co-Founder of the Breast […]

African American Poets Celebrated at March Art & Spirit Coffeehouse

  caption: Josephus Nelson, one of the event’s featured readers The program for the Art & Spirit Coffeehouse at St. Augustine’s on Wednesday, March 12th, will feature readings from African American poets by black history and culture enthusiasts and long-time parishioners Thelma D. Jones and Josephus Nelson. “Select Readings of African American Poets” will begin […]