DC Econ UNPLUGGED

SOURCE: The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner invites you to DC ECON UNPLUGGED, an event that connects YOU to DC’s economic development. From arts to housing, transportation to environment, come get connected to the services and resources that grow DC’s economy! […]

2019 Lunar New Year Parade

SOURCE: Organized By The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) In Partnership With The Mayor’s Office On Asian And Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) Organizer of 2019 Lunar New Year Parade Organizer Facebook Profile events/1071193519731219 Join Mayor Muriel Bowser in the 2019 Lunar New Year Parade as we celebrate the Year of the Pig! The event features […]

Norton to Host Emergency Town Hall to Highlight Disproportionate Impact of Trump Shutdown on D.C., Tonight

SOURCE: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Jan 24, 2019 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host an Emergency Town Hall with federal employees, federal contract workers, federal labor union leaders and local District of Columbia businesses to highlight the deeply harmful impacts of the Trump shutdown on D.C. residents and the District’s economy […]

Beer Donation Platform Announces National Campaign To Help Furloughed Federal Employees – One Beer At A Time

SOURCE: Pabst Blue Ribbon or prnewswire.com WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hoping to help furloughed federal workers and small businesses impacted by the government shutdown, Washington, D.C., entrepreneurs Al Goldberg and Nevin Martell launched PayItFurloughed.com, where Americans can donate beer to furloughed federal employees in the nation’s capital. Just one week since the website’s […]

Mayor Bowser Announces Emergency Legislation, Giving DC Government the Ability to Provide More Federal Employees with Much-Needed Unemployment Insurance Benefits

SOURCE: DC.gov Mayor Bowser Announces Emergency Legislation, Giving DC Government the Ability to Provide More Federal Employees with Much-Needed Unemployment Insurance Benefits Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Mayor Bowser also Commits $2 Million to SNAP, Ensuring DC’s Most Vulnerable Continue to Receive Nutritional Support Despite Government Shutdown (Washington, DC) Today, which marks the beginning of the […]

Mayor Bowser to Kick Off Application Period for 2019 Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program

SOURCE: DC.gov Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Mayor to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of SYEP, Connecting Generations of Washingtonians to Enriching and Constructive Summer Work Experiences (Washington, DC) – On Thursday, January 17, at 11 am, Mayor Bowser will kick off the application period for youth and employers who want to participate in the 2019 Mayor Marion […]

2019 CELEBRATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER MEMBERS OF THE 116TH CONGRESS

SOURCE: APIAVote MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2019 Contact: Jennifer Baik | (202) 223-9170 media@apiavote.org CELEBRATE THE ASIAN AMERICAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER MEMBERS OF THE 116TH CONGRESS WASHINGTON, DC. – Join Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and a coalition of over 30 community organizers and leaders on Tuesday, January 15th as […]

Mayor Bowser Signs LOVE Act, Allowing Couples to Get Married in DC Despite Government Shutdown

SOURCE: DC.gov Friday, January 11, 2019 (Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the “Let Our Vows Endure Emergency Act of 2019” or “LOVE Act,” giving the Mayor the authority to issue marriage licenses and authorize officiants during this partial federal government shutdown. “As we’ve said: You can’t shut down love,” said Mayor Bowser. […]

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