Residents want better Anacostia Park signage, paddle boats, and safer neighborhoods: Results of Voice of the People Sept. 29

Residents want better Anacostia Park signage, paddle boats, and safer neighborhoods: Results of Voice of the People Sept. 29

Art All Night Congress Heights was a blast! Michael Bochynski with Clean Water Action and Art Slater with Anacostia Coordinating Council talked with attendees about the future of the Anacostia River Corridor, sustainability, and more.

The verdict? Less violence, paddle boats in the river, and better signage in Anacostia Park were among the recommendations.

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What are your ideas to improve the Anacostia River corridor? Tell us at Art All Night Congress Heights, Sat., Sept. 29

What are your ideas to improve the Anacostia River corridor? Tell us at Art All Night Congress Heights, Sat., Sept. 29

When you step into APACC’s booth at Art All Night in Congress Heights September 29, you’ll have the chance to help design the future of the Anacostia Corridor—the Anacostia River, Anacostia Park, and neighborhoods closest to the park and river—on CORRIDORscape. You’ll also have the chance to learn about easily implemented sustainable practices. And get treats!

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PARK(ing) Day 2018 on MLK: A recap in tweets

PARK(ing) Day 2018 on MLK: A recap in tweets

PARK(ing) Day on MLK was wildly successful with lots of fun and relaxation. Residents, business owners, and others contributed to CORRIDORscape, a months-long listening campaign to help APACC develop its policy action agenda for 2019 and beyond.

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Sharing power has individual and community benefits

Sharing power has individual and community benefits

On average, the poorest 20 percent pay the most for electricity — that’s 10 percent of total household income. Community power and community storage will transform access to affordable clean energy for low-income households if we deploy equitable project finance models that scale with the market instead of depending on subsidies. (GreenBiz)

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What barriers do you face using your housing voucher in DC?

What barriers do you face using your housing voucher in DC?

Finding and securing affordable housing is hard enough without facing barriers when using a government subsidy. The Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) Tenant Barriers Workgroup is doing a survey to identify barriers rental housing applicants have when searching for housing with a voucher. The group will use the information to craft solutions.

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See you at Ward 7 Day Saturday, September 8

See you at Ward 7 Day Saturday, September 8

APACC is joining members Ward 7 Business Partnership and Washington Parks & People at the annual Ward 7 Day celebration Saturday, September 8 from Noon to 6:00 pm. This year, the event takes place at Marvin Gaye Park (5200 Foote St, NE).

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