Category: Southwest

News Release — Southwest Community Awards Ceremony

News Release — Southwest Community Awards Ceremony FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2021 Southwest showed appreciation to individuals and organizations that helped community through COVID pandemic during awards ceremony on July 10. SOUTHWEST, WASHINGTON, D.C. – An ad hoc group of residents formed to recognize nine individuals and organizations that helped the community through the COVID […]

ANC6D Litsky Caught in $100,000 Scandal

Southwest Voice April 2020 Issue www.swvoicedc.com Cover Story: Litsky's $100,000 Scandal | “No Chip for Me”: Perspectives from Unvaccinated | How Resident Overcame Fears to Get Vaccinated | SW Marches for Civil Rights | Housing Authority Director is Out | Resident Editorial | GGW Gets it Wrong (Again) | Poetic Voice Corner | Quiet Place […]

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 […]

Press Release: Data Show Washington, DC Shifts Toward Jim Crow Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC Shifts Toward Jim Crow Economy Census-Tract Analysis Show Major Declines In Black Median Household Income info@southwestvoicedc.com | swvoicedc.com   One-third of neighborhoods in Washington, DC saw a decline in Black median household income. Based on US Census tract four-year averages between 2010-2014 and 2015-2019, 48 out of 143 Census tracts […]

PRESS RELEASE: SW DC Jemal Project Fails Affordable Housing Test

For Immediate Release Monday, March 15, 2021 Contact: Southwest DC Action swdcaction@gmail.com (202) 964-0620‬  Jemal Project Fails Affordable Housing Test; ANC in Apparent Conflict Asks Zoning Vote Delay This Thursday, March 18, the DC Zoning Commission will vote on a proposed development project by Douglas Development (Zoning Commission Case #20-34) in Southwest DC to turn […]

March 2021 Issue of Southwest Voice: The People’s Paper

Report on Neighborhood Impact of Hoffman and Associates Developments | SW Voice Editor Takes on Build Mindset in Washington Post Editorial | Environmental Study Gets Underway | An Indictment of Charles Allen | Pandemic and Gentrification | Greenleaf Redevelopment: Black Box | Poetry Corner | Quiet Place Trouble viewing? www.swvoicedc.com Hoffman Report | Editor Takes on Build […]

Press Release: CM Allen Urged to Reject Comp Plan Changes

Southwest DC Action For release: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Contact/s: swdcaction@gmail.com (202) 964-0620‬ CM Allen Urged to Reject Comp Plan Changes SW Joins Call for Equity, Against Black Displacement  Southwest, DC is joining the citywide call against the Office of Planning’s (OP) proposed changes to the District’s Comprehensive Plan and urging Ward 6 Councilmember Charles […]

CENSUS-BLOCK ANALYSIS OF RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS FOR HOFFMAN AND ASSOCIATES DEVELOPMENTS FROM 2000-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CENSUS-BLOCK ANALYSIS OF RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS FOR HOFFMAN AND ASSOCIATES DEVELOPMENTS FROM 2000-2016 Contact: info@southwestvoicedc.comView full report: swvoicedc.com WASHINGTON, DC (March 7, 2021) Southwest Voice conducted a Census block analysis of demographic changes for 34 Hoffman and Associates developments between 2000-2016. We relied on their website for address data and year of opening. […]