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 […]

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 […]