In its inaugural year, the Under 3 DC coalition of parents, early childhood educators, community-based organizations, business owners, and health professionals worked together to reverse the mayor’s budget cuts to child care.
DC Action partnered with Black Swan Academy and Mikva Challenge DC during August to sponsor census internships for District youth to conduct text-banking and outreach in their communities.
Wards 7 and 8 have only four grocery stores between them (up from three in 2018), meaning that each grocery store serves tens of thousands of people. This is double any other ward of the District.
By Luis Chavez | I’m a Parent Resource Worker at Mary’s Centers home visiting program where we provide materials and developmental support to new and expecting moms in the District.