Lockridge/Bellevue Library Ribbon Cutting – June 2012

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  In June, Twenty WIN leaders from Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ turned out to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the new William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library. The ribbon cutting was the culmination of a multi-year WIN campaign to rebuild a library in the Bellevue neighborhood. The campaign grew out of a 2008 house meeting […]

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Parents and grandparents at JC Nalle and CW Harris elementary schools in Ward 7 feared for the safety of their children walking to and from school.  Deacon Sims from Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, who lived across the street from CW Harris, told of fearing for his family and the children in the neighborhood because there was […]

30 Wins in 30 Days

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Over the past 16+ years, the Washington Interfaith Network has identified, trained, and developed thousands of leaders whose organizing has produced improvements in schools, contributed to the creation of hundreds of units of affordable housing,  new recreation centers, parks, libraries, and facilitated jobs for DC residents. WIN uses a no-nonsense process for achieving real political change.  Members […]

DC resident and business owners are footing the bill to fix the city’s outdated stormwater infrastructure….what are we getting in return?

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Between now and 2025 DC Water will spend the remainder of $2.6 billion fixing DC’s outdate sewer and stormwater systems. This project, mandated through a federal court order, is being financed almost exclusively by DC residents. By 2019 the average ratepayer’s monthly bill is expected to increase to over $100. As a city it’s time […]

Report Back from February 5th Action Team Meeting

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80 Leaders from 21 institutions gathered at St. Johns Episcopal Lafayette Square, the historic “church of the presidents.”  Rector the Rev. Luis Leon, who gave the benediction at that Presidential Inauguration, welcomed and gave us our opening prayer. At the meeting we: Elected a new WIN strategy team, Discussed the budget of the organization, Ratified next steps […]