WIN leaders Create Pilot Program for Ward 1 Parking

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In the past 10 years, the Columbia Heights neighborhood and surrounding area has changed dramatically with massive development of commercial property. These changes have also brought higher rent prices and the displacement of many low income individuals due to the the lack of affordable housing in the area. This displacement has forced many members of […]

Job Fair

Jobs for DC Residents at MM Washington

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After successfully organizing to develop 90+ units of affordable senior housing and 15,000 s.f. of community space with at the historic MM. Washington Career High School on O St;  WIN leaders at Mt. Lebanon Baptist began to work to ensure the project brings jobs to the neighborhood. Residents in Truxton Circle have experienced devastating unemployment over the last decade […]

Leaders discuss green jobs

Over 40 WIN Leaders Gather to Discuss Policy Solutions for Living Wage Jobs and Affordable Housing

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  Last night, Over 40 leaders came together to engage around the specifics of public policies that would yield living wage jobs and affordable housing. With proposals for the DC FY14 budget taking shape, WIN leaders are working hard to understand the needs of the whole district and the policy options available to us to […]

WIN Leaders win half a million dollars for playground in Downtown D.C

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With all of the development that’s been occurring in downtown DC over the past decade, very little of it provides family-friendly public space.  Being downtown with kids makes the possibility of playing in the sunshine a near impossibility. In the fall of 2011 and spring of 2012, leaders from WIN member congregation Calvary Baptist and […]

Upcoming Research Actions!

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Please note that we will be running several research actions over the next few weeks, the first one of which is this coming Monday.  If you’re planning on being active on a campaign, please participate in the research action. If you’ll be joining us, please rsvp to, or call one of us. (You can […]