Barry Farm: Events

MPD Summer Crime Prevention Kickoff

  • Location: 401 Mississippi Avenue, SE (Simon Elementary School Ball Field)

The Metropolitan Police Department will be hosting their Summer Crime Prevention Kickoff with a baseball game at the ball field by Simon Elementary School in southeast DC. The MPD Knight Hawks will be playing the WPGC-FM Naturals. There will be prizes/giveaways, a moon bounce, health screenings, and food, as well as opportunities to learn what summer activities are still available for children, teens, and adults! Also, residents can come learn about discounted Internet and computer offers and the Connected Communities Initiative at the Connect.DC’s Mobile Tech Lab!

Barry Farm Public Zoning Hearing

  • One Judiciary Square (441 4th ST, NW, Suite 220)

A public zoning hearing for Barry Farm will be held as part of the Planned Unit Development (PUD) process. The public hearing is a follow up to the initial application submitted to the Zoning Commission (click here for background). More information about the hearing, as well as how to participate as a public witness, can be found HERE.

Barry Farm Choice Neighborhood Steering Committee Meeting

The next Barry Farm Steering Committee Meeting will be held on May 14th, 2014, from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the auditorium of Excel Academy (2501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE). See below for the meeting Agenda, or click here for the flyer.

• Upcoming Resident Council Elections
• Summer Programs for Children
• Barry Farm Homecoming
• CHOICE Neighborhoods Initiative Update
• Next Steps

Barry Farm Choice Neighborhood Steering Committee Meeting

Location: Basement of Excel Academy (2501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE)

Description: City officials will meet with community residents to discuss the Barry Farm Transformation Plan. The neighborhood was previously awarded a HUD Choice Planning Grant (view presentation here), and the Transformation Plan will be submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to compete for a Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant.

The Transformation Plan focuses on three core areas:

  • People: Support positive outcomes for families with a special focus on health, safety, employment, mobility and education
  • Housing: Transform housing into energy efficient, mixed-income housing that is physically and financially viable over the long term.
  • Neighborhood: Foster neighborhood development with access to well-functioning services, high quality education, early learning programs, public transportation, and new jobs.

Barry Farm Choice Neighborhood Housing and Neighborhood Subcommittee Meeting

The DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will meet with community stakeholders as part of the master planning process. The meeting will be held at the temporary Barry Farm Recreation Center in the basement of Excel Academy (2501 MLK Ave, SE). For more information, contact Asmara Habte at ahabte@dchousing.org.

Barry Farm Choice Neighborhood People Subcommittee Meeting

Representatives from the DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will meet with community stakeholders to discuss a range of topics including health, safety, employment, mobility, and education as part of the redevelopment/transformation plan for the Barry Farm neighborhood. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Excel Academy (2501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE). For more information, contact Janice Burgess at jburgess@dchousing.org

 

Barry Farm Choice Neighborhood People Subcommittee Meeting

Representatives from the DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will meet with community stakeholders to discuss a range of topics including health, safety, employment, mobility, and education as part of the redevelopment/transformation plan for the Barry Farm neighborhood. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Excel Academy (2501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE). For more information, contact Janice Burgess at jburgess@dchousing.org

 

Barry Farm Choice Neighborhood Master Planning Meeting

The DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will host a public meeting with the Barry Farm master developer and planning team to present the draft transformation plan to the community. The community participated in a design charette in January to provide visioning and input for the master planning process. The meeting will be held in the auditorium at Excel Academy, located at 2501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave, SE. For more information, contact Asmara Habte at ahabte@dchousing.org

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