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 […]

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 […]

Supportive Housing: WIN Celebrate Victories and Continue to Fight

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This story is being reproduced for this blog from a brochure WIN published two years ago.  It is our home celebrating this victory along the way will ready us for the fight ahead for supportive housing. Ernestine Ballesteros remembers the Great Depression. She was only five years old when her family was evicted from their home. […]