Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid Kicks off Coat Drive

 By Max Grossman  Serve Your City (SYC)/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (W6MA) is working with Black and Brown grassroots organizations to help keep our communities safe. The Southwest Pod of SYC/W6MA is partnering with Christ United Methodist Church to serve our neighbors with food and supplies throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  This month kicks off the […]

Op-Ed: Advocating for Antiracist Development and Housing Justice

 By SW DC Action SW Action, which primarily consists of residents of Southwest DC, came together organically in November 2019 as neighbors who wanted to learn about, and advocate for, antiracist development and policies in our surrounding community. We have been meeting monthly ever since. We are an all-volunteer group and have four working groups […]

Waterfront Village Marks Five Years with Virtual Award Ceremony 

By Southwester Staff Waterfront Village celebrated its fifth anniversary of helping older adults in Southwest DC and the Navy Yard with a virtual ceremony recognizing the contributions of leaders, volunteers and supporters on October 3. Waterfront Village is a nonprofit organization that supports older adults who want to age in place in the Southwest and […]

Open Volunteer Position: ‘The Southwester’ Business Manager

Want to give back to your community by helping your local newspaper? The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (www.swdc.org) seeks a motivated, energetic volunteer to oversee the advertising relationships of the 50-year-old, respected newspaper of Southwest Washington DC. The Business Manager is a highly organized, responsible individual who collaborates with The Southwester’s Advertising Manager to track the […]

Open Volunteer Position: ‘The Southwester’ Advertising Manager

Want to give back to your community by helping your local newspaper? The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (www.swdc.org) seeks a motivated, energetic volunteer to oversee the advertising relationships of the 50-year-old, respected newspaper of Southwest Washington DC. The Advertising Manager is an outspoken representative of the mission and significance of The Southwester and works to broaden […]