Septiembre 2018 Boletín comunitario

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Lo más destacado de la comunidad

Próximos Eventos

Raymond & Tubman Elementary Fiesta de Regreso a la Escuela
Sábado, 1 de septiembre, 12PM-8PM: Únase al vecindario en la cuadra 1400 de Parkwood Place NW. Si deseas donar o recibir mochilas o útiles escolares a los niños o voluntarios de nuestra área escolar, llame al (202) 882-9790 para obtener información para dejar o recoger.

Diálogo con Los Vecinos de la Inmigración
Miércoles, 5 y 12 de septiembre, 6PM-7:30PM: Hable sobre la inmigración en la Biblioteca de Mt Pleasant (3160 16th St NW) con otros miembros de la comunidad en este círculo de discusión mediado. RSVP con megan.mcnitt@dc.gov

Primer viernes con Georgia Avenue Thrive
Viernes, 7 de septiembre, 6PM-9PM: ¡Celebre las pequeñas empresas del vecindario en Georgia Ave NW en Park View & Petworth! Tendremos bebidas, comida y ofertas especiales, música en vivo, arte y más!

‘Somos Familia’ Paseo Comunitario
Sábado 15 de septiembre, de 1PM-5PM: únase a nosotros para una tarde de comida, festividades y diversión con nuestros vecinos mayores, ¡y aprenda sobre la historia de Columbia Heights al mismo tiempo! We Are Family moviliza una gran red de voluntarios para llegar a personas mayores de zonas urbanas de la ciudad con servicios gratuitos, apoyo y compañía. La caminata comenzará en el parque triangular en la esquina de 14th y Oak.

La Fiesta del Barrio: 35 Aniversario de La Clínica
Domingo, 16 de septiembre, 11AM – 4PM: en la cuadra de Mount Pleasant (3166 Mt Pleasant St NW), donde comenzaron las raíces de La Clinica, invitamos a la comunidad a unirse a nosotros para celebrar 35 años junto a la comunidad. ¡Únete a nosotros para compartir comida local, música en vivo, baile, exámenes de salud y actividades para niños! Tome sus boletos hoy en https://fiesta-del-pueblo.eventbrite.com o llame al (202) 464-0148

Gran Inauguración para la Iglesia Encounter
Domingo, 16 de septiembre, 10AM: La Iglesia Encounter está invitando a toda la comunidad a celebrar la gran inauguración de su nueva ubicación por encima de Meridian Pint (3400 11th St NW, Suite 200). ¡Venga por el servicio, la amistad y un buen momento!

El Segundo Annual Junk & Jam: Venta de patio comunitario y concierto
Sábado, el 29 de septiembre: Un evento divertido para toda la comunidad que comienza con una venta de garaje multifamiliar que se extiende a través de varias cuadras de 10AM a 2PM. El mapa proporcionará ubicaciones específicas de los participantes. Luego, únase a sus vecinos en Columbia Heights Civic Plaza a partir de las 4:00 PM y disfrute de música en vivo GRATIS, reúnase con representantes de una variedad de agencias del Distrito y conozca a sus vecinos. Contacte a ANC Christine Miller, junkandjam2017@gmail.com, para consultas. www.LocallyDC.com/JunkandJam

Séptimo Aro Anual de Esperanza
Sábado, 29 de septiembre, 1PM: únase a nosotros para un torneo en Bruce Monroe Park (3000 Georgia Ave NW) para despertar la conciencia del cáncer de sangre. El registro del equipo es de $40 antes del 8 de septiembre. El registro tardío es de $50. Envíe un correo electrónico a inquiries@hoopforall.com para registrar su equipo.

Anuncios Comunitarios

El Club familiar del libro
El Club familiar del libro es una actividad de la comunidad para iniciar y compartir la lectura en grupo. Padres y niños leen juntos en la actividad. Todos los niños reciben un libro cuando se van al evento. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Catherine Brenner (202) 332-4200 Ext.1006 cbrenner@centronia.org.

Nueva alerta de libro! Voces Sin Fronteras: Nuestras Historias, Nuestra Verdad
El Consejo de Liderazgo Juvenil Latino del Centro Latinoamericano de Jóvenes (LAYC) presenta una colección de memorias gráficas titulada Voces Sin Fronteras: Nuestras historias, nuestra verdad. El libro presenta las experiencias de 16 jóvenes inmigrantes en sus propias palabras, contadas una al lado de la otra en español y en inglés. Visite el LocallyDC.com/LAYC para obtener más información, ¡incluyendo cómo comprar una copia!

¡Feliz 3er cumpleaños en Georgia Avenue Thrive!
Georgia Avenue Thrive es una organización sin fines de lucro dirigida por voluntarios que hace que nuestro vecindario esté más conectado, sea inclusivo y vibrante. Abogamos por los vecinos, negocios y visitantes de Lower Georgia Avenue. Nos formamos en 2015 como la Fuerza de Tarea de Seguridad Pública de Georgia Avenue / Lamont Street, debido al aumento de la delincuencia. Después de ayudar a la comunidad a abordar estas inquietudes, ampliamos nuestros esfuerzos. ¡Estamos emocionados de trabajar contigo también! Para ser voluntario, comuníquese con Matt.McFarland@gmail.com.

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September 2018 Community Newsletter

Click here for a PDF of the September 2018 Newsletter or for past issues.

 

Community Highlight

 

Upcoming Events

Raymond & Tubman Elementary Back to School Block Party
Saturday, September 1, 12PM-8PM: Join the neighborhood at the 1400 block of Parkwood Place NW. If you would like to donate backpacks or school supplies to our area school kids or volunteer, please call 202-882-9790 for drop off or pick up information.

Dialogue with Neighbors
Wednesdays, September 5 & 12, 6PM-7:30PM: Talk about immigration at Mt. Pleasant Library (3160 16th St NW) with fellow community members at this mediated discussion circle. RSVP with megan.mcnitt@dc.gov

First Friday w/ Georgia Avenue Thrive (“Opt Outside Edition”)
Friday, September 7, 6PM-9PM: Celebrate the neighborhood’s small businesses on Georgia Ave NW in Park View & Petworth! We will have drink, food, and retail specials, live music, art and more.

We Are Family Community Walk
Saturday, September 15, 1PM-5PM: Join us for an afternoon of food, festivities, and fun with our older neighbors—and learn about the history of Columbia Heights at the same time! We Are Family mobilizes a large network of volunteers to reach out to isolated inner-city seniors with free services, advocacy, and companionship. The walk will begin at the triangle park at the corner of 14th and Oak.  

La Fiesta del Barrio: La Clinica’s 35th Anniversary
Sunday, September 16, 11AM-4PM: On the block of Mount Pleasant (3166 Mt Pleasant St NW), where the roots of La Clinica began, the community is invited to join us in celebrating 35 years alongside the community. Join us in sharing local food, live music, dance, health screenings, and kids activities! Grab your tickets today at https://fiesta-del-pueblo.eventbrite.com or call (202) 464-0148

Grand Opening for Encounter Church
Sunday, September 16, 10AM: Encounter Church is inviting everyone in the community to celebrate the grand opening of their new location above Meridian Pint (3400 11th St NW, Suite 200). Come for service, friendship, and a good time!

2nd Annual Junk & Jam: Community Yard Sale & Concert
Saturday, September 29: A fun community wide event that begins with a multi-family yard sale stretching across several blocks from 10AM-2PM. Map will provided with specific locations of participants. Afterwards, join your neighbors in the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza starting at 4:00 PM and enjoy FREE live music, meet with representatives from a variety of District agencies, and get to know your neighbors! Contact ANC Christine Miller, junkandjam2017@gmail.com, for inquiries. www.LocallyDC.com/JunkandJam


7th Annual Hoop for Hope
Saturday, September 29, 1PM: Join us for a tournament at Bruce Monroe Park (3000 Georgia Ave NW) to raise blood cancer awareness. Team registration is $40 before September 8. Late registration is $50. Email inquiries@hoopforall.com to register your team.

Community Announcements

Family Literacy Book Club
CentroNía is organizing a book club to families together from all Ward 1. There will be a book club for English and Spanish. Crafts and art sessions will be planned for children of all ages. For more information, contact Catherine Brenner 202-332-4200 Ext.1006, cbrenner@centronia.org.

New Book Alert! Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth
The Latin American Youth Center’s (LAYC) Latino Youth Leadership Council presents a collection of graphic memoirs titled Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth. The book presents the experiences of 16 immigrant youth in their own words, told side-by-side in both Spanish and in English. Visit the locallydc.com/layc to learn more including how to purchase a copy!

Happy 3rd Birthday to Georgia Avenue Thrive!
Georgia Avenue Thrive is a volunteer-led non-profit making our neighborhood more connected, inclusive and vibrant. We advocate for the neighbors, businesses and visitors of Lower Georgia Avenue. We formed in 2015 as the Georgia Avenue/Lamont Street Public Safety Task Force, due to increased crime. After helping the community address these concerns, we broadened our efforts. We’re excited to work with you too! To volunteer, contact Matt.McFarland@gmail.com.

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August 2018 Community Newsletter

Click here for a PDF of the August 2018 Newsletter or for past issues.

Community Highlights

Upcoming Events

First Friday w/ Georgia Avenue Thrive
Friday, August 3, 6-9PM: Celebrate the neighborhood’s small businesses on Georgia Ave NW in Park View & Petworth! We will have drink, food and retail specials, live music, art and more.

MPD Third District 2018 National Night Out
Tuesday, August, 6PM-8PM: The Metropolitan Police Department is hosting a community night for citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials. Join us for games, food, and a moonbounce at Bruce Monroe Park (3000 Georgia Ave NW).

Poetry Slam for Social Justice
Thursday, August 9, 8PM-11PM: The public is invited to read original poetry about political, societal and justice themes at Busboys and Poets (14th & V St NW). Winners will have the opportunity to read their work on air at the DC Public Library’s radio show at The Line Hotel. Dwayne B. will host the slam.

Kids Ride Free (KRF) Card Distribution, Ward 1
Saturday, August 11, 9AM-2PM: Come get your new cards at the Columbia Heights Education Campus (3101 16th St NW). Students should bring their current DC One Card or a government-issued ID to get free transportation to school and school-related activities on Metrobus, Metrorail, and DC Circulator. New SmartTrip cards will be issued for School Year 2018-2019 in place of the previous DC One Cards.

Health & Wellness Back 2 School Festival
Saturday, August 18, 10AM-3PM: Parents and children can take advantage of free health screenings, family-friendly fitness demonstrations, workshops, healthy food tasting station, interactive games and a school supply giveaway just for students! Join the Greater Washington Urban League at the Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard St NW).

The Color Club
Saturday, August 18, 4PM: Come join the fun and unwind at adult coloring at Mt. Pleasant Library (3160 16th St NW)! Free & open to the public. Materials provided. Email megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for more info.

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) on the Patio
Saturday, August 18, 9AM-11AM: Join Officer Anthony Washington at Slim’s Diner (4201 Georgia Ave NW) for a meet & greet and conversation.

MPD Third District Community Bicycle Ride
Sunday, August 19, 10AM-12PM: Everyone is welcome! There will be several stopping points along the way so feel free to join at any time. Remember to bring a helmet! We’ll start at 3D Police Station (1620 V St NW).

Columbia Heights Neighborhood Happy Hour
Wednesday, August 29, 5:30PM-7:30PM: Join us at DC Reynolds (3628 Georgia Ave NW) for another District Bridges and Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 1A happy hour! Come hang out with us, make friends with your neighbors, learn how you can get involved, and meet ANC commissioners!

Community Announcements

Help Improve Our Local Schools & Education SystemThere is still time to apply to become a PAVE Parent Leader in Education (PLE) Board for Ward 1! Founded in April 2016 with an all-parent governing board, PAVE is dedicated to creating an environment where the vision for education in DC is created with children and families, not for them. Visit dcpave.org for info. Apply by August 20 to be part of the 2018-2019 PAVE Parent Leaders in Education (PLE) Boards!

Community Input Requested for Mural
The Unity Healthcare Upper Cardozo Clinic (3020 14th St NW) has been selected for a community art installation! MuralsDC wants to capture aspects of the character, energy and history of the community in each of its murals during the concept design phase of the instillation. Please send your feedback and ideas to murals.dc@dc.gov or call (202) 673-6833.

New Book Alert! Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth
The Latin American Youth Center’s (LAYC) Latino Youth Leadership Council presents a collection of graphic memoirs titled Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth. The book presents the experiences of 16 immigrant youth in their own words, told side-by-side in both Spanish and in English. Read the blog post from ANC Commissioner Zach Rybarczyk to learn more including how to purchase a copy!

DC FREE Summer Meals Program
Kids & Teens eat FREE! June through August. Call 1-866-3-HUNGRY or text FOOD to 877-877 for free summer meals near you.

Programa del Comida Gratis Durante el Verano en el DC
Niños y Jóvenes comen GRATIS! Junio á Agosto. Llame al 1-877-8-HAMBRE o envié un texto con la palabra COMIDA al 877-877.

Family Literacy Book Club
CentroNía is organizing a book club to families together from all Ward 1. There will be a book club for English and Spanish. Crafts and art sessions will be planned for children of all ages. For more information, contact Catherine Brenner 202-332-4200 Ext.1006, cbrenner@centronia.org.

El Club familiar del libro
El Club familiar del libro es una actividad de la comunidad para iniciar y compartir la lectura en grupo. Padres y niños leen juntos en la actividad. Todos los niños reciben un libro cuando se van al evento. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Catherine Brenner (202) 332-4200 Ext.1006 cbrenner@centronia.org.

Happy 3rd Birthday to Georgia Avenue Thrive!
Georgia Avenue Thrive is a volunteer-led non-profit making our neighborhood more connected, inclusive and vibrant. We advocate for the neighbors, businesses and visitors of Lower Georgia Avenue. We formed in 2015 as the Georgia Avenue/Lamont Street Public Safety Task Force, due to increased crime. After helping the community address these concerns, we broadened our efforts. We’re excited to work with you too! To volunteer, contact Matt.McFarland@gmail.com.

📷: Meghan Pazmino

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