News & Updates

Honoring Juneteenth

Today marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day that slavery ended in the United States.

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CONSUMER ALERT: More DC Residents Now Eligible for Discounts on Utility Bills

To give residents a chance to get back on their feet—and to help prevent utility shut-offs after the end of the official public health emergency—the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) advocated for the expansion of utility assistance programs to more District residents.

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Keeping Older Residents Safe & Hate Crimes Bill Signed into Law

May is Older Americans Month, and it’s a time for us to honor and show our appreciation for those in our own lives: the grandparents, great grandparents, parents, aunts and uncles, sisters and brothers, cousins, neighbors, friends, and more.

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Convening Against Anti-AAPI Hate

Our country faces a reckoning as the pandemic has laid bare many of the disparities and biases that have only been exacerbated during the past year.

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Championing DC Statehood

DC is my home. I was raised here. I’ve seen how much DC has grown and changed over the years. I’ve been proud to get to know many others raised in DC, and to welcome new residents who have settled in and made it their home too.  

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Conversations on Combating Hate

We have a hate problem in this country. And sadly, we’re trending in the wrong direction.

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Know Your Rights: Tenants and COVID-19

Check out our resource with answers to common questions tenants have asked during this pandemic.

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AG Racine Announces the 2021 Artist v. Hate Contest Winners

This week, AG Racine announced the winners for OAG and Project Create DC’s Artists v. Hate contest.

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Confronting Anti-Asian Hate

This past year has been challenging for everyone: physically, emotionally, mentally, and economically.

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