Events

Park View United Collaborative Meeting

  • 693 Otis Place NW

Residents are invited to attend a meeting to hear representatives from the DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development provide updates on the redevelopment process in Park Morton.

Community Building: A Restorative Approach to Building Collective Efficacy

  • 4800 Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE

Collaborative Solutions for Communities will introduce collective efficacy, solution focus, building social capital, and restorative practices as a framework to shift current conversation between communities and police/government agencies from “reducing gun and youth gang violence” to practical steps on “improving opportunities for communities to succeed.” Click here to register.

Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings Advisory Committee Meeting

Riverside Center (5200 Foote Street, NE) The monthly New Communities meeting will take place on Monday, February 2nd, 2015, and will feature public safety updates, human capital updates, and a DCHA update. Click here for the agenda.

Barry Farm Recreation Center: Pool Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gray, in conjunction with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Department of General Services, along with partners and stakeholders, will host a ribbon cutting for community residents at the new Recreation Center in Barry Farm. The event will mark the opening of the aquatics facility, and construction will continue on the rest of the Recreation Center, which is anticipated to be open to the public starting in the spring of 2015.

SeVerna on K Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gray, along with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, invite residents and community stakeholders to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the SeVerna on K, the latest New Communities project. Developed by Mission First, the SeVerna on K is a top quality mixed-income development located within walking distance of the District’s landmark Union Station. Of the 133 total units, 101 are affordable, and 48 reserved for former residents of Temple Courts and Golden Rule Center. The SeVerna on K is now leasing.

DC SCORES Poetry Slam

  • HD Woodson High School (540 55th Street, NE)

DC SCORES will be hosting its annual Poetry Slam for the “East Side” on Thursday, December 4th in Lincoln Heights. It is sure to be a fun and engaging evening full of student performances! DC SCORES is a New Communities human capital grantee that offers programming citywide, including several schools serving Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings residents.

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