News and Actions

Recent Actions:

300+ Person Ward 1 Candidate Action (April 2018)

Photo by David Choy of Ward 1 Candidate Action on April 26th, 2018

200+ Person Downtown Transit Action (October 2017)

650+ Person City-Wide Action (July 2017)

400 Person MetroIAF Regional Action (May 2017)

WIN held a 190+ person action with Wards 1 and 4 demanding commitments around affordable housing (June 2016).

OVER 200 PEOPLE TURNED OUT TO DEMAND JUSTICE IN WARD 6 (May 2016)

WIN Inaugural Action with DC Mayor Muriel Bowser – Report with Photos and Social Media (January 2015)

March 6th Action Report and Photos! (March 2014)

February 6th Jobs Action – Photos and more! (January 2014)

700+ Leaders and 6 Councilmembers Demand Jobs from DC Water (April 2013)

I AM A VOTER – Early voting rally and march (April 2013)

WIN Leaders Push for DC Water Jobs in Wards 4 and 8 (April 2013)

Recent articles covering WIN’s organizing:

2018:

D.C. Circulator operations contract going to a new provider – Washington Post (June 4th, 2018)

Bus drivers, allies make a case for putting D.C. Circulator under city control – Washington Post (May 14th, 2018)

How can the D.C. region absorb an Amazon headquarters if it can’t cope now with gridlock and housing costs? – The Washington Post (May 12th, 2018)

How we got the gun industry to reckon with its deadly toll – NY Daily News (May 11, 2018)

Mayor Helps Break Ground on Affordable Housing in Ward 8 – NBC Washington (March 29th, 2018)

Residents of a D.C. apartment complex won a ten-year fight to save their homes – Think Progress (March 29th, 2018)

Organized citizens have a lot to do with Metro’s progress – Washington Post OpEd (March 29th, 2018)

D.C. Invests Big in Redevelopment of Neglected Southeast Complex Into Affordable Housing – Washington City Paper (February 15th, 2018)

Faith, Community Leaders Support Mayors Against Gun Violence – NBC Washington (January 25th 2018)

2017:

This decade-old parking lot used to be more than 200 public housing units. Now there’s finally a plan to rebuild. – Greater Greater Washington (December 12th, 2017)

D.C. May Seek To End Private Contracts For Public Transit – WAMU (November 30th, 2017)

Almost a Decade After Demolition, a Storied Site in NoMa Gets a Big Redevelopment Plan – Washington City Paper (November 30th, 2017)

400 Person Metro Region Action on Transit – Washington Post  (May 7th 2017)

Green Jobs – Rooflines (May 3rd 2017)

Temple Courts Interview with Nathan Brown and John Ducey – The Kojo Show (April 26th 2017)

2016:

Parkway Overlook Gets Funding – Washington City Paper (November 11th 2016)

VIDEO: WIN Leaders at DC General Bill Signing – ABC 7 (June 14th 2016)

Confronting Homelessness in Washington, D.C. The DC General Campaign – Spotlight on Poverty (June 7th 2016)

Victory! Now What? DC General – NextChurch (June 3rd 2016)

With Final Vote, D.C. Moves To Close D.C. General Homeless Shelter – WAMU (May 31st 2016)

After 3-Year Fight, WIN Celebrates Passage of Bill to Close DC General & Open Community-Based Short Term Family Housing (May 31st 2016)

Coalition Asks Mayor To Make Big Changes To D.C. Homeless Shelter Plan – WAMU 88.5 (April 27th 2016)

At a hearing on DC General, opposition runs the gamut from rational to prejudicial- Greater Greater Washington (March 28th 2016)

2015:

D.C. Residents Urge Mayor to Create Jobs, Close D.C. General- NBC4 (November 19th 2015)

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