18 May 2016


Lace Up For RAINN 5K: Registration Ends Today!

This Saturday, join the Lace Up for RAINN 5K race to help survivors of sexual assault. through RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline. The course is USATF certified, and will take place at Congressional Cemetery RAINN created and runs the National Sexual Assault Hotline, which provides support and care to more than 500 survivors of sexual violence […]

18 May 2016


Heads-Up: #DCprepares2016 Going on RIGHT NOW

Because we’ve actually had to deal with “This is not a drill” type situations in the recent past, this is happening today, as I type. If you see larger numbers of first responders, don’t panic (more than you usually do): it’s all planned this time. More details from HSEMA: Washington, DC – District first responders will […]

18 May 2016


DC Council Votes to Close The DC General Family Shelter

A message from Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen on the vote to close the DC General Family Shelter. We’ve just made a big decision for our city. Today the DC Council voted to close the DC General Family Shelter, approving the Homeward DC plan to end long-term homelessness in the District. The Homeward DC legislation […]

17 May 2016


Hill Buzz

How an accused rapist kept getting second chances from the D.C. justice system (The Washington Post) Pineapple & Pearls is Tom Sietsema’s Favorite New Restaurant (Eater DC) DC Streetcar ridership is… actually not bad (Greater Greater Washington) Eastern High School Seeks Volunteers for Annual Career Day (Hill Now) Whaley’s Opens in Navy Yard, More Pizza, […]

16 May 2016


ICYMI: Post Coverage on Crime (UPDATED)

On October 1, 2015,  The Hill published an op-ed by ANC 6B10 commissionerDenise Krepp titled, “Summer of Simple Assault.” In this piece, she exposed the shockingly low number of prosecutions for misdemeanors in the District, where just about one in three misdemeanors ever makes it to the United States Attorney’s Office. Simply put, if you get mugged or […]

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