City Paper reports on BACA’s post on JF Cook

With Latin American Youth Center Booted from J.F. Cook School, Youthbuild Seeks New Partner Posted by Lydia DePillis on Aug. 15, 2011 at 8:01 am What could have been, at the J.F. Cook School. (Weincek and Associates) In the end, after all the protesting and petitioning and lobbying of city officials, it appears that the … More City Paper reports on BACA’s post on JF Cook

Dunbar school project on next NCPC meeting tentative agenda

The tentative agenda of the next public meeting of the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) includes two references to the Dunbar Senior High School development project: http://www.ncpc.gov/DocumentDepot/Tentative_Agendas/TentativeAgenda_Current.pdf Here you go: – Dunbar Senior High School, 1301 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. – School Building Replacement (Commission action requested: approval of preliminary and final site … More Dunbar school project on next NCPC meeting tentative agenda

Community Meeting to Discuss Award of J.F. Cook to Youth Build Charter School

The first floor of the building was awarded to Youth Build Charter School. The 2nd and 3rd floors were not awarded for the use of housing by the Latin American Youth Center. Youth Build will have to find organizations to lease the 2nd and 3rd floors. When: Thursday, June 23rd Time: 7pm – 8:30pm Where:CommunityAcademyPublicCharterSchoolat1400 … More Community Meeting to Discuss Award of J.F. Cook to Youth Build Charter School

CAPC letter to DDOT: Speed Bumps and Child Safety

Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter Schools “Expectations of Excellence” Amos III Elementary School Campus 1400 First Street, NW  Washington, DC 20001  (202) 234-5368 (Phone)  (202) 232-0276 (Fax) April 20, 2011 Mr. Terry Bellamy Interim Director District Department of Transportation 2000 14th Street, NW, Sixth Floor Washington, DC 20009 Dear Mr. Bellamy: Please accept … More CAPC letter to DDOT: Speed Bumps and Child Safety

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 (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

Scholarship Opportunity

The D. C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc. awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors from D.C. Public Schools. The awards are named in honor of Mrs. Reba M. Diggs, former Chair of the Federation’s Scholarship Committee.  Last year the Federation awarded $16,500 in financial assistance to DCPS high school seniors. Attached is the … More Scholarship Opportunity