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New Council Can Turn the Corner for Children

Judith Sandalow | Posted 03.12.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

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.

D.C.'s Historic Lincoln Theater and the Trickle-Up Effect

Robert Bettmann | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC
Robert Bettmann

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.

As GOP-Style Democrats Slash DC Budget, Activists Ask: Why Is The Plight of Poor Kids, Homeless Largely Ignored?

Art Levine | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business
Art Levine

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.