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Secret Audit Points to Enrollment Fraud at DC High School

A secret audit of an acclaimed D.C. high school hints at widespread enrollment fraud to avoid $12,000 more in tuition charged to nonresidents. State Superintendent of Education Hanseul Kang told The Washington Post Tuesday the annual audit...

Northeast Social Security Office Temporarily Closes

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Citing unexpected repairs, officials have closed the Postal Plaza Social Security office in Northeast D.C. until further notice, the Social Security Administration announced April 30. People with existing...

Need a Job in Ward 5? Find the WOW Truck.

By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO MidCity Financial Community Affairs Director Dr. Robert Johns says he is committed to bringing services to D.C.’s NE Ward 5 neighborhood.  By partnering with the District of Columbia...

DC Mayor Bowser, Councilman McDuffie, HUD to Celebrate Ward 5 Affordable Community this Wed....

CPDC, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Federal and District Housing Leaders to Kickoff Revitalization of Long-standing Edgewood-Brookland Affordable Housing Community SILVER SPRING, MD (June 17, 2015) – Leading Mid-Atlantic not-for-profit developer Community Preservation and Development Corporation (CPDC) today...

DC Candidates Face Tough Questions Over Police Reform

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Candidates for the District of Columbia’s City Council chairman and at-large member spent the evening of May 30 answering tough questions about criminal justice reform. One candidate called...

Reid Scores Big Endorsement in Ward 1 Race

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Sheika Reid, a candidate for the Ward 1 D.C. Council seat, recently got a huge endorsement. Reid received the nod of approval from the American Federation of State, Council and...

News from Mayor Muriel Bowser: National Night Out

John A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004 Phone: (202) 727-2643 Email: [email protected] Chief of Staff: John Falcicchio City Administrator: Rashad Young Director of the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel: Mark Tuohey Senior Advisor: Beverly Perry Director of Mayor's Office of Community Affairs: Charon Hines Director of...

Despite Calls for Unity, Trayon White Anti-Semitic Controversy Continues

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Last week the AFRO reported about harsh emails from D.C. Council member Elissa Silverman to Joshua Lopez, a former advisory neighborhood commissioner and commissioner on the D.C. Housing Authority, because...

Rep. Waters Re-Elected Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee

For Immediate Release [email protected] December 2, 2016 (202) 225-4247 http://democrats.financialservices.house.gov/images/web.jpg http://democrats.financialservices.house.gov/images/youtube_32x32.png http://democrats.financialservices.house.gov/images/tw_c.png Rep. Waters Re-Elected Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee WASHINGTON -- Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) was re-elected unanimously by the Democratic Caucus to serve as Ranking...

News from Mayor Muriel Bowser: Taking on Climate Change

Muriel Bowser Ward 4 John A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004 Phone: (202) 727-2643 Email: [email protected] Chief of Staff: John Falcicchio City Administrator: Rashad Young Director of the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel: Mark Tuohey Senior Advisor: Beverly Perry Director of Mayor's Office...

Washington, D.C. Primary Election Correction

District of Columbia Council, Ward 1 Last week we included African American candidates running in Washington, D.C. and neglected to include Lori Parker, a candidate to represent Ward 1 on the District’s Council. We regret...

News from Mayor Muriel Bowser

John A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004 Phone: (202) 727-2643 Email: [email protected] Chief of Staff: John Falcicchio City Administrator: Rashad Young Director of the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel: Mark Tuohey Senior Advisor: Beverly Perry Director of Mayor's Office of Community Affairs: Charon Hines Director...

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