MOAA joined Mayor Bowser Latest Efforts to Address
Bias-Related Crimes in Washington, DC
Today, MOAA's Director Mamadou Samba joined Mayor Muriel Bowser and other DC officials during her press conference to discuss Washington, DC’s 2016 bias-related crime data. The Mayor reiterated that bias-related crimes are inconsistent with
DC’s values, and multiple administration officials provided an overview of DC’s
protocols to protect people in the District from bias-related crimes and highlighted services offered by DC government agencies to assist victims of bias-related
crimes and discrimination.
MOAA invites you to Join Mayor Muriel Bowser at the
2017 State of the District Address
MOAA invites you to join Mayor Muriel Bowser at the 2017 State Of The District Address. The Mayor will highlight the District’s upcoming
priorities, the progress the city has made over the past year and
discusses her vision for the District’s future.
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: UDC Theater of the Arts | Connecticut Avenue and Windom Pl. NW | Washington DC | 20008
EKO | African Diaspora Coding Academy 4th Mobile Application Training
The Mayor's Office on African Affairs has launched its 4th EKO | African Diaspora Coding Academy's Mobile Application Training class. The second EKO class took place on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
EKO | African Diaspora Coding Academy is a program developed in partnership with Coders4Africa (C4A), the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), and DCHR’s Center for Learning and Development to provide greater access to introductory classes of coding software design and application development to 120 African born residents in the District of Columbia.
Watch video to learn more about EKO
Mayor Bowser Announces Bold Economic Strategy
for Inclusive Prosperity
On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser
and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) Brian Kenner
unveiled DC’s Economic Strategy, a framework for how Washington, DC will
continue its work as an international leader for inclusive economic growth and
resilience. Two central goals of the strategy include growing private sector
gross domestic product (GDP) by 20 percent to $100 billion by 2021, and
ensuring that by 2021 all wards, races, and educational attainment levels have
unemployment rates below 10 percent.
Bowser Celebrates Eastern Market Main Street
Friday, March 3, 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser presented a certificate to Eastern
Market Main Street, designating the area as a full member of the DC Main
Streets program. Each DC Main Streets program is organized and led by local
volunteers and community development professionals who lead sustainable, community-driven
efforts to promote economic development, strengthen their neighborhoods, and
improve the quality of life for residents. The Eastern Market Main Street
program will focus on the 200 and 300 blocks of 7th Street SE, the 600 block of
Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, and the 600 and 700 blocks of C Street, SE.
Bowser Joins Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and DC Council Chairman Phil
Mendelson to Announce Introduction of the Washington, DC Admission Act
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser joined Congresswoman Eleanor
Holmes Norton, Senator Tom Carper (DE), Shadow Senator Michael Brown, Shadow
Senator Paul Strauss, Shadow U.S. Representative Franklin Garcia, and DC
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson to announce the introduction of the Washington,
DC Admission Act. With a record number of cosponsors in the US House of
Representatives, Congresswoman Norton introduced her bill to make Washington,
DC the 51st state. Senator Carper will introduce the bill in the Senate.
Bowser Highlights Investments in Middle and High Schools
Friday, February 24, 2017, Mayor Bowser announced $6.2 million in new
investments for middle and high school programming at DC Public Schools (DCPS).
Beginning in School Year 2017-2018, the investments will support additional
extracurricular offerings, STEM and algebra courses, and college and career
Ghana Opens Consulate
in Little Rock, Arkansas
Asare-Asiedu, Chargé D'Affaire of the Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC has
expressed the gratitude of the Ghanaian Government and people for the hand of
friendship extended to the country by the United States of America (USA), for
the support and cooperation the country has enjoyed over the years.
Build the Resistance:
Immigrant Community Day of Outreach!
MLOV’s DC Immigrant Organizing Center for a mass day of outreach to our
immigrant communities. A 30
minute outreach training will be provided at 2PM in the Mt Pleasant Library
before heading out in groups. Allies welcome!
Announces Second Direct Connect Hiring Event
DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR) announces it’s third “Direct Connect”
hiring event aimed at connecting District agencies with District residents. The
event is Free, but registration is required for jobseekers. All District
residents are invited to attend. The
event is restricted to District residents (Only 2,000 registered attendees will
be admitted). “Direct Connect” will offer District residents the opportunity to
meet directly with District agencies
April 20, 2017 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
of the District of Columbia | 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW | Washington DC |
ABRA’s orientation training: ABC
Licensee Orientation Training
and existing ABC licensees are invited to attend ABRA’s orientation training. District ABC laws and
regulations (including any recent changes to the law), tips for working
effectively with the community, settlement Agreements, expectations of ABC
licensees, best practices, noise abatement and sound management.
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beverage Regulation Administration | 2000 14th Street NW | Suite S400 | Washington DC 20009
DOEE Informational session: eCYCLE
DC Retailer Informational Session
is holding an informational session for retailers to learn about new and
upcoming requirements regarding the sale of covered electronic equipment. The informational
session will include details on retailer requirements, how retailers can
comply, and DOEE’s commitment to compliance assistance
March 28, 2017 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Headquarters | 1200 First Street, NE | 5th floor | Washington DC 20002
Renter’s 101 With The Office of the Tenant Advocate
Office of the Tenant Advocate will present educational sessions on tenant
rights during the next several months. Renter’s 101 is designed to provide
tenants in the District of Columbia with information on their rights and
responsibilities. Topics will include leases, security deposits, how to handle
housing code problems, landlord disclosures required by law, reasonable notice
by landlord to enter property, evictions and quiet enjoyment.
March 25, 2017 | 12:00pm
of the Tenant Advocate | 2000 14th Street, NW | Suite 300N | Washington DC 20009
of Columbia Victim Assistance Academy
academy will provide an in-depth look at all avenues for victims of crime
seeking safe housing. Specific topics covered include legal rights of victims
in public housing and shelter programs; different types of shelter – from low
barrier emergency shelter to long-term supportive housing - and how victims can
access them; advocating for survivors with specific housing needs; and the DC
Crime Victims Compensation Program’s housing benefits and eligibility standards.
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where: John A Wilson Building | 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW | Room G-9 | Washington DC | 20004
Kids: Citywide Leadership program
Join Global Kids each Friday afternoon.
Kids is seeking 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders with the passion to make change
in their communities and around the world to join our Citywide Leadership
program. Together with peers from schools across the DC area, students develop
their skills as global citizens through our weekly, engaging workshops, fun
field trips and action projects.
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Where: 1630 7th Street NW | Washington DC 20001
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