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Book Drive for Pre-K Students at Ketcham Elementary

Posted on 02 Dec 2013 in Anacostia Event, Book Drive, Building Community, Community, Ketcham Elementary School | 0 comments

Residents and friends of Anacostia have an awesome giving spirit! During the holiday season, fellow readers and book lovers are in the process of donating copies of A is for Anacostia to each Pre-K student at Ketcham Elementary School.   To be a part of the book drive,  visit and press the “Donate” button so […]

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Power of the Pickle: Building a Community

Posted on 30 Jun 2013 in Anacostia Arts Center, Banished Productions, Building Community, LUMEN8Anacostia, Meeting Neighbors, Pickles, Tactile Anacostia | 0 comments

Before residing in Anacostia, I lived in a high-rise apartment building in Virginia. Oftentimes, I did not see my neighbors with the exception of a brief trip in the elevator. Occasionally, I heard their keys rattle in the hallway on a quiet evening. However, when I embarked on the journey to find a home in […]

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