News & Updates

Know Your Rights: Tenants and COVID-19

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

Topics: Tenant Rights

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.

Topics: Civil Rights

Confronting Anti-Asian Hate

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

Topics: Other

Know Your Rights: The Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020

A new law, the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, takes effect on March 16, 2021. The law bans the use of non-compete clauses for most workers in the District.     

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month gives well deserved recognition to women and their contributions, achievements, and roles in society throughout history.

Topics: Other

Stopping Charity Fundraising Phone Scams: What Consumers Need to Know

This week, the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, along with the Federal Trade Commission and 46 agencies from 38 states, shut down the operators of a massive and long-running charity fundraising phone scam.

Commemorating Black History & Women’s History Month

While February is an opportunity to celebrate the tremendous contributions of African Americans throughout history, we also recognize that the struggle for equality for people of color in the United States continues.

Topics: Other

Addressing the Disparate Impact of COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has touched all of our lives, we know that this disease has not affected everyone equally.

Staying Safe In Preparation for the Inauguration

The 59th Presidential Inauguration this Wednesday January 20, 2021, will be unlike any other that preceded it. Last week’s horrific domestic terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol was unprecedented in our history as a democratic republic.

Building a Better, Fairer Future

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has claimed over hundreds of lives across the District and left numerous more residents sick. Tens of thousands have lost work and now struggle to make ends meet.