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Central Shaw Dispatch Vol 3

Greetings, Central Shaw Neighbors: Welcome to my third neighborhood dispatch. This week’s update:  Meeting Alert; Update on Seaton Elementary Encampment; Other Topical Items; Local Biz Buzz.  Read on… Meeting Alert! 6E Transportation Advisory Committee, Tuesday April 27, 6p 6E Commission Meeting, Tuesday May 4, 6:30p 6E01 Town Hall Meeting, Thursday May 13, 6:30p (Save the date!  More info soon) UpdateContinue reading “Central Shaw Dispatch Vol 3”

Central Shaw Dispatch vol 2

From the Commissioner, April 4, 2021 Greetings Central Shaw Neighbors: Welcome to my second neighborhood dispatch. Thanks for your continued patience as I get ramped up with my responsibilities as Commissioner.  This week’s update:  Talking Trash; Other Topical Items; Local Biz Buzz.  Read on… Talking Trash The municipal litter cans found on neighborhood corners areContinue reading “Central Shaw Dispatch vol 2”

Central Shaw Neighborhood Dispatch vol 1

From the Commissioner, 6E01. March 16, 2021 Greetings Central Shaw Neighbors: Welcome to my first neighborhood dispatch. I will be sending regular newsletters to constituents in 6E01. Thanks for your patience as I get ramped up with my responsibilities as Commissioner.  This week’s update:  Encampment Clean-Up This Week; Other Topical Items; Local Biz Buzz.  ReadContinue reading “Central Shaw Neighborhood Dispatch vol 1”

DC Crashes Dashboard

<< LINK TO LATEST DASHBOARD >> About Me I’m a life-long environmentalist and the promotion of stewardship of our shared planet is one of the driving forces of my life. I work in the public transportation industry, I live car-free, I bike and take transit everywhere, I maintain a plant-based diet. Realizing I could doContinue reading “DC Crashes Dashboard”

Social Justice, BLM and the Call to Defund

Black Lives Matter.  Period. Our country has systematically and institutionally disenfranchised Black and indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) for hundred of years, building untold wealth at their expense.  The 2020 social justice movement is the latest and hopefully the final wake-up call that we need to fundamentally restructure how economic and government systems work toContinue reading “Social Justice, BLM and the Call to Defund”

The Pandemic Panic

Our national response to the global pandemic has been heartbreaking. For many, me included, the local response hasn’t felt much better. I was hoping a global threat such as a pandemic would show us the power of humanity to unite  and solve any problem that comes our way.  If not on a global scale, atContinue reading “The Pandemic Panic”

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