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 the country, and one is located right here at 1418 North Capitol St. NW. FabLab… More G2K a BACA Business (Sort of): FabLab DC
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 an officer of the Bates Area Civic Association to discuss our community involvement and to… More Local Non-Profit Seeks Board Member
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 ex offenders to work and run the restaurant. I have no further details but I’m… More Heads up on the NCEC annex
I am curious to hear feedback regarding my email to MPD, our ANCs and the news reporter. From: Geovani A Bonilla [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 6:13 PM To: ‘Amanda Abrams’; Sylvia Pinkney; Lonna Hooks; ‘Solberg, Andrew (MPD)’; Michael Boyd; firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Need for Portable Toilets for SOME Population Dear All – Today I… More Do We Need Portable Toilets for the SOME’s Population and Other Homeless in Our Area?
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 (purchase by March 31st) Regular Rate: $20/per person OR $35/per couple Tickets include drink specials,… More 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Party – Early Bird Closes March 31
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 that I am unable to make the vigil and community safety meeting. On behalf of… More Community Safety Concerns Expressed to Council Member Thomas
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.” Feel free to add your comments as well, or email email@example.com if you wish to… More Frustrations over LAYC
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 Center. The Youthbuild Charter School will train 150 students, aged 16-24 on the first floor… More Commissioner Pinkney re: LAYC/JF Cook