The Fight For Ivy City

Cross-Posted From Street Sense Written by Eric Falquero Three children race through the intersection of Providence and Capitol streets NE. Two kids ride scooters and one is on a bike. An oncoming taxi stops short. Danger seen, crisis averted. But traffic pollution poses a more insidious threat to neighborhood health, local activists say. And it is proving harder to […] . . . → Read More: The Fight For Ivy City

100 Years of Crummell School: The Lost Heart of a Community

On Saturday November 19th Empower DC hosted the 100 Year Anniversary Celebration of Crummell School. The celebration also covered by local media with a video by NBC 4 and an article from the Washington City Paper. The school is located in Ivy City, a historically African American neighborhood in Northeast Washington, DC. The school was […] . . . → Read More: 100 Years of Crummell School: The Lost Heart of a Community