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Anacostia Riverwalk Trail

Anacostia Riverwalk Trail Extension Opens!

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 1:16pm

Before the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail officially opens to the public on October 31, I had the opportunity to take a bike ride from the 11th Street Bridge to Bladensburg, MD and took some pics along the way.

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Anacostia Neighborhood

Exploring Housing in Anacostia

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:39am

A wrap up from our October 12 panel "Affordable Housing in Anacostia: Getting the Balance Right" at the Anacostia Arts Center.

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Seattle's Freeway Park

Freeways to Parks

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 10:07pm

Still learning from Seattle's Freeway Park which opened over 40 years ago.

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Wayne Place Bridge Park Plot

Bridge Park Plots

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 9:04pm

Working with faith communities in Wards 6 and 8, we're growing fresh and healthy food, creating art and making new friends.

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Equitable Development Manager

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:27am

We are hiring! We are looking for a Equitable Development Manager to oversee the implementation of our Equitable Development Plan. 

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Tenants Rights Workshops

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:03am

As part of the implementation of our Equitable Development Plan, we are funding the work of Housing Counseling Services (HCS) to lead weekly tenants rights workshops.

2016 Anacostia River Festival

Building Connections Between Ideas, People, and Communities

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 4:56pm

By Jesse White, DCPS Art Teacher at MacFarland Middle School and Roosevelt High School

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Belle Island Pedestrian Bridge

Richmond Re-imagines Its Riverfront

Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 9:35pm

A recent trip led me to explore Richmond's dynamic waterfront featuring its rich history, extensive trail system and lots and lots of bridges. 

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Union Temple Baptist Church Urban Garden

Farms, Faith and Food

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 10:28pm

This Saturday, dozens of volunteers arrived in the early morning sun at Union Temple Baptist Church, a large and historic congregation located just steps away from Anacostia's Big Chair.

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Pogo Park

Built by the Community: Richmond's Pogo Park

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 9:30pm

Richmond, CA's Pogo Park is an inspirational example of engaging with local residents to design and build a new civic space.

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 “What makes this bridge project so exciting is that it quite literally bridges that major divide in the city.”

Philip Pannell, Anacostia Coordinating Council