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Press Invite: Comp Plan Briefing on Racial Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, April 18, 2021 CONTACT: Parisa Norouzi, Empower DC (202) 553-9326 cell   Racial Equity Briefing on the Draft Comp Plan Monday, April 19th – Noon-1PM Held online – register at: www.tinyurl.com/CompPlanBriefing Grassroots Leaders Give Briefing on Comprehensive Plan​, Call out Racial Equity Failures   The DC Grassroots Planning Coalition will hold […]

DC Council Shocks SW Residents in Webinar

Southwest Voice April 2020 Issue www.swvoicedc.com In-depth Cover Story: SW Shocked Following Council Meetings | Greenleaf in Crisis | Remembering 1848 SW Escape of Enslaved Families | SW Vaccination Site | Poetry Corner | Quiet Place View this email in your browser   State of Shock Following Council Meetings | Greenleaf in Crisis | Remembering Escape […]

‘The Neighbors Don’t Want It!’ – Dupont ANC Struggles Again with Masonic Project

Media Release: Monday, April 12, 2021 Contact: Nick DelleDonne,   delledonne.n@comcast.net 703 929 6656   ‘The Neighbors Don't Want It!’  Dupont ANC Struggles Again with Masonic Project    The Masons’ plan for an oversized, inappropriate apartment building in an historic district at 16th and S Streets, NW – a development that would destroy the low-rise historic stretch of […]

COMP PLAN NEWS: Ward Eight and Ward One Ask Council to Reject Comp Plan

[please share] Ward Eight and Ward One Ask DC City Council to Reject the Mayor’s Controversial DC Comp Plan Changes — www.plandc.dc.gov ====== Ward 8 ANC’s have recently reacted to the proposed changes to the DC Comprehensive Plan.  ANC 8C just passed a resolution, in part says: RESOLVED THAT ANC 8C urges with the Commission’s […]

Press Release:: Comp Plan Leaves Behind Ward One Residents

PRESS RELEASE, DC GRASSROOTS PLANNING COALITION – WARD ONE ward1@dcgrassrootsplanning.org Ward One Residents Say Office of Planning Excluded Limited-English Speaking Communities; Mayor Doesn’t Ensure Comp Plan Notices/Materials Are Translated April 8, 2021, WASHINGTON, DC — The DC City Council received a letter from more than 70 Ward One residents who among other concerns are advocating […]

PRESS RELEASE: Church leaders in SW revolt against Comp Plan

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Contact: Southwest DC Action swdcaction@gmail.com (202) 964-0620‬ DC Office of Planning Doesn’t Consult with Property Owners Before Sending “UpFLUMing” to DC Council; Ward 6 Church Community Revolts Washington, DC — The Mayor’s DC Office of Planning decided to “UpFLUM” the property at Christ United Methodist Church, located nearby […]

When is a Roof Not a Roof? Residents Challenge Zoning Approval of Masonic Lot – Dupont ANC Committee Agenda Tonight

Media Advisory April 7, 2021 Contact: Nick DelleDonne 703 929 6656   When is a Roof Not a Roof? Residents Challenge Zoning Approval of Masonic Lot – Dupont ANC Committee Agenda Tonight   Dupont East Civic Action Association (DECAA) asks the question: When is a roof an embellishment? In a presentation tonight at Dupont ANC […]