Ending Homelessness During the Pandemic (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Hear about the challenges and vulnerabilities for persons who are street homeless and what it takes to provide solutions to the most difficult cases. Speaker: John Mendez, Executive Director of Bethesda Cares In 2020, Bethesda Cares set a new county record for achieving street-to-home housing placement on behalf of individuals […]

A Right to the City – Brick by Brick (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

As part of our ongoing A Right to the City speakers series, join us for a very special screening of the film Brick by Brick and discussion with filmmakers Shirikiana Aina and Merawi Gerima. In conversation with Samir Meghelli of the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum, the film’s director Aina and as […]

Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan Listening Session (Montgomery Cty Planning Cmsn) – VIRTUAL

Join Montgomery Planning for an online listening session for the Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan (5:30-6:45 p.m.). Community members will have the opportunity to share thoughts, concerns and ideas for the future of downtown Silver Spring and its surrounding area. The session will start with a short introduction, and then […]

‘What Happened 2 Chocolate City’: Black History Month Film Screening & Discussion (YWCA Nat’l Capital Area)

Washington, D.C.was the first majority Black city in America, earning itself the nickname of Chocolate City. However, this nickname has fallen out of common use. Why? Join YWCA National Capital Area for a screening and discussion of ‘What Happened 2 Chocolate City,’ a documentary which examines how gentrification is changing […]