Category Archives: Area Social Services Programs

G2K a BACA Business (Sort of): FabLab DC

This week, instead of getting to know a BACA business, I stopped by a BACA community organization, one that has a distinct niche at the intersection of art and technology. In fact, there’s only about 30 of these organizations in … Continue reading

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Local Non-Profit Seeks Board Member

Bates Area Civic Association Open Arms Housing, which is a permanent supportive housing program on O St, is interested in having a local resident on its board and doing more outreach with the community. We would like to meet with … Continue reading

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Heads up on the NCEC annex

On the Shaw list serv is a lot of back and forth about plans for a restaurant at the NCEC annex at the corner of NJ Avenue and P St NW.  Apparently it is going to be a program for … Continue reading

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Do We Need Portable Toilets for the SOME’s Population and Other Homeless in Our Area?

I am curious to hear feedback regarding my email to MPD, our ANCs and the news reporter. From: Geovani A Bonilla [mailto:gbonilla@hospicemanagement.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 6:13 PM To: ‘Amanda Abrams'; Sylvia Pinkney; Lonna Hooks; ‘Solberg, Andrew (MPD)'; Michael … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Party – Early Bird Closes March 31

  Early Bird Registration Closes Thursday! Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Join The Perry Center for Derby Day and help raise money to benefit Perry’s educational, career and family services. Early Bird Rate: $15/per person … Continue reading

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Perry Community Center Upcoming Events

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Community Safety Concerns Expressed to Council Member Thomas

The following message was submitted to CM Harry Thomas, Commander Lamar Greene, ANC Bradley Thomas, ANC Sylvia Pinkey and Presidents of the Bloomingdale, Hanover and Edgewood Civic Associations. Dear Council Member Thomas and other Civic Leaders,             I am sorry … Continue reading

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Frustrations over LAYC

Please see this rebuttal to “Give LAYC a chance?” posted earlier today.   Mike on 1st St. asked me to post this, adding, “I’ve drafted a statement which I believe expresses the frustrations of a significant number of the LAYC opponents.” … Continue reading

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Commissioner Pinkney re: LAYC/JF Cook

The Council of the District of Columbia Committee of the Whole is convening a public roundtable on December 10, 2010 on the proposed development of the John F. Cook Elementary School by Youthbuild Charter School and the Latin American Youth … Continue reading

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Join Us at Perry School Community Center on November 18

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