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 […]

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DC resident and business owners are footing the bill to fix the city’s outdated stormwater infrastructure….what are we getting in return?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

DC Institutions save big on Energy

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WIN organized, in partnership with Groundswell (formerly DC Project), nearly 40 institutions in two Coop-Community Electricity Purchase, saving the groups a total of 12%-14% (over $300,000) on their annual energy bills, while also investing in clean energy. One hundred percent of the green energy purchased through Renewable Energy Credits came from local D.C. sources, ensuring that the purchase from […]