Late Monday, we received notice of our Single Member District ANC Meeting with Commissioners Bonds and Pinkney. Meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 4 at 7pm at Community Academy Public Charter School (CAPS) Multi-purpose Room. A big focus of this meeting is to discuss Group Homes in the area. Group Homes are residential facilities … More Group Homes Top Discussion at Single Member District ANC Meeting
There has been great interest in the District’s portion of the Walter Reed site. See this main Washington Post article that reports Howard University’s interest in the site: Howard seeks Walter Reed land for hospital, health colleges By Ovetta Wiggins Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 7, 2010; B02 [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/06/AR2010050605607\.html] There is a sidebar … More S.O.M.E. has submitted a proposal for all or part of the Walter Reed site
I noticed that So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.), which has a feeding facility on the unit block of O Street NW, is a recipient of a donation from the TD Charitable Foundation. I spotted this brief item in the “Good Works” column in the Friday, March 26, 2010, Washington Business Journal: Who’s Giving: TD Charitable … More S.O.M.E. gets $10,000 from TD Charitable Foundation
DC opens new child advocacy center | Washington Examiner.
Ilyssa of 4th St fame strikes again. (She’s on the Board of the Perry School and they do great things for kids.) The Perry School Community Center Inc. Presents… Ms. Naomi’s Fish Fry!!! Date: Friday, March 26th Location: In Front of Perry School 128 M Street NW Time: 11:30 am UNTIL THE FOOD RUNS OUT!! … More Fish Fry at the Perry School
We protested this loudly beginning in June (see prior posts here, here, here, here, here, here. and here). I hadn’t heard anything in a while, so I posed the question to the ANC Rep from 5c02, Sylvia Pinkney, as this is where the school sits. Here’s her response: At my request, ANC 5C forwarded … More What about the JF Cooke School?
Today’s Washington Post includes an article on YouthBuild. The article mentions YouthBuild’s second campus coming in 2011 to the JF Cook School. Executive Director Arthur Dade is quoted. Note that the article mentions that several of the YouthBuild students have criminal records. I have copied a few paragraphs of this Post article here. YouthBuild drafts … More YouthBuild profiled in 12/27/2009 Washington Post article
Somewhat stale news at this point, but worth posting here. I attended a police/community meeting earlier this week. In attendance was Stanley Mayes, who is currently the chair of the United Planing Organization (UPO). He mentioned at the meeting that the UPO methadone clinic on the unit block of N Street NE would be closing. … More UPO to relocate its methadone clinic on the unit block of N Street NE
Citywide Community Service Fair Wednesday, December 2, 2009 2 PM – 6 PM McKinley Tech High School 151 T. Street N.E., Washington, DC (Close to NY Ave-Florida Ave Metro) The Community Service Fair is a connecting point for all high school students in the Nation’s Capital to: ÞLearn about volunteer opportunities to fulfill community service … More Citywide Community Service Fair
The following posting is for informational purposes only. It is not a stand in favor or against the program, nor a program promoted or endorsed by BACA. Only purpose of this posting is to inform you in the event should you wish to participate on this visit to Capitol Hill. Email from Gertrude Stein Democratic … More Tuesday, Dec. 1st. World AIDS Day Visit to Capitol Hill