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Archive - 2012

November 14th

Unemployment’s Run Out. Now What?

Defeat Poverty DC Hosts Simulation to Demonstrate Difficulties Many DCers Face

Rev. Dr. Kendrick Curry, pastor of the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, received an assignment many people would consider to be Mission Impossible: “You have been using your credit cards as a means of survival while the father continues to look for employment, but now the credit cards have reached their maximum limit. Mother has health insurance through her work but it is too expensive to cover her husband and her children. They have no insurance at this time.”

Chartered Health Plan’s Uncertain Future


EOTR - Bulletin Board 2012



2012 Military Bowl Tickets on Sale

Barry Farm Redevelopment Plans Restart

On the first Friday in November, Nella Peterson, President of the Barry Farm Resident Council, was asked by the DC Housing Authority (DCHA), along with other members of the resident council, to read and evaluate seven proposals within a week to select a master planner and developer for her neighborhood.

“They’re very complicated and in depth,” Peterson says. “Housing has put a priority on these proposals. It’s mind-boggling; we have no time.”

EOTR - Kids & Family Notebook 2012

I love snow! at Kenilworth Park

On Dec 2 and 9, from 1-1:45 p.m., discover the secret life of animals as you hunt for footprints in the snow with Ranger Lee at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, 1550 Anacostia Ave. NE. Appropriate for all ages. Free. For more information, call 202-426-6905 or visit

Largest Playground Improvement Project in DC History

One Couple, Two Businesses

Islamic Heritage Museum News

From Food Pantry to Presidential Engagement


“People don't know each other. That's why we have all this mess,” says Ahmad Ansari, participant in a recent event at America's Islamic Heritage Museum (AIHM). He gestures to encompass the range of discussion topics just raised: interfaith mistrust, economic development insensitive to community needs, people who hear without listening, politicians who speak without understanding. That's why it's essential, Ansari argues, “to get to know people better,” and that's one reason AIHM is so important.

Finding Fashion at Home