I urge every member of the D.C. Council to refresh your commitment to the District's children and families so that we can all turn the corner together and no one is left behind. Please set a goal of improving our entire city, not just the reputation of the council.
The Historic Lincoln Theater on U Street is sparking an important and emotional debate about arts infrastructure in the District of Columbia. The city-owned Lincoln has a looming budget shortfall, and is on the brink of closing.
The ability of local progressive groups to effectively organize will not only determine the outcome of one local budget, but become a symbol of what's needed to get even Democratic cities and states to serve people in need, not just corporations.