News & Updates

Newsletter: Celebrating Unity and Community

This week, I was fortunate to join District residents at the Anacostia Coordinating Council’s Multicultural Holiday Celebration to light the Kwanzaa candle for Umoja, which means unity.

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Tenants’ Rights: Tips for Reporting Problems with A Landlord or Housing Conditions

District residents deserve safe, habitable housing and to be treated fairly by their landlords.

Topics: Housing

Newsletter: Holding Slumlords Accountable

This week, I was pleased to announce a settlement that will require notorious landlord Sanford Capital to return $1.1 million to 155 tenants in Wards 5, 7, and 8 who were forced to live in squalor.

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Newsletter: Stopping Hate Crimes

This summer, OAG held a series of civil rights listening sessions across the District, and in every session, we heard concerns about bias-motivated violence against the LGBTQ+ community and the rise of anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant violence.

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Natural Hair Discrimination is Illegal in the District

This past summer, California and New York passed legislation to protect its residents from discrimination based on their hair styles.

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‘Stay in the Fight’ Against World Series Scams

As the Washington Nationals head back to D.C. on Friday for their first home game in the World Series, scammers will surely be out in full force trying to take advantage of your excitement and support for our hometown team.

“Cure the Streets” Pilot Expansion: Making DC Safer Through Violence Interruption

Today, OAG is announcing new community-based partner organizations that will open and operate four new Cure the Streets sites in neighborhoods that experience high levels of violence.

Topics: Public Safety
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Vaping Dangers: What Parents Should Know

Parents should know the facts about e-cigarettes and how to talk with their kids about the dangers of vaping.

Topics: Public Safety