Why you should comment on the Sustainable DC 2.0 Plan by July 15

Why you should comment on the Sustainable DC 2.0 Plan by July 15

The DC Department of Energy and Environment has released a new Sustainable DC 2.0 Plan, and they are asking for your comments.  Why should you care about Sustainable DC? Bradford Everette from DOEE came and talked to APACC at our last meeting. He said that "sustainability" doesn't just mean buying "green" products and planting trees -- "sustainability" means "survival." Being sustainable means having a healthy home, healthy food, and healthy neighborhood that help you live a happy and long life. 

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"Honor the Anacostia" - Summary of the 100 Resilient Cities Phase 2 Working Group Kickoff

"Honor the Anacostia" - Summary of the 100 Resilient Cities Phase 2 Working Group Kickoff

I recently attended the “Phase 2 Kickoff” of DC’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative. There were about 100 people in the room from all kinds of District agencies and non-profit organizations who are concerned about DC’s future. About 20 of them were there to talk specifically about the Anacostia River.

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Help Us Help You

Help Us Help You

We need your input. One of the primary reasons APACC was founded was to increase the organizational capacity of our members: we each want to do a better job at our mission, and we want to work better together to advocate for a clean environment and healthy neighborhoods. One of the ways APACC strengthens organizational capacity is through a weekly post with information and skill-building opportunities. We want to hear from you about what information and skills you need. 

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Grow your Capacity: Free Music, Thunderclap and Non-profit Sector Must-reads

Grow your Capacity: Free Music, Thunderclap and Non-profit Sector Must-reads

One of APACC's primary goals is to increase the organizational capacity of our members to work together to ensure that the environment is clean and accessible, residents are able to stay close to the river if they want, and the community has the assets it needs to support residents. One of the ways APACC strengthens organizational capacity is through a weekly post with information and skill-building opportunities. Check out this week's list. 

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Grow your Capacity: Earth Day, Free Tools and Apps, Volunteer Engagement and More

Grow your Capacity: Earth Day, Free Tools and Apps, Volunteer Engagement and More

Central to the work of the Anacostia Park and Community Collaborative is building the capacity of members and the community so that together, APACC and communities in the Anacostia River corridor can advance a shared community-driven agenda to improve the quality of live in Wards 7 and 8 and protects and restores natural resources. APACC posts resources and articles which can help you build your personal or organizational capacity. Check out this week's list!

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Grow Your Capacity: Figure out the Best Image Format, Make your Meetings Matter and More

Grow Your Capacity: Figure out the Best Image Format, Make your Meetings Matter and More

Central to the work of the Anacostia Park and Community Collaborative is building the capacity of members and the community so that together, APACC and communities in the Anacostia River corridor can advance a shared community-driven agenda to improve the quality of live in Wards 7 and 8 and protects and restores natural resources. APACC posts resources and articles which can help you build your personal or organizational capacity. Here's this week's update.

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