This Friday Tell D.C. Government: No Slums, More Housing!

This Friday, March 3, D.C. Council will be having an oversight hearing on housing and tenant related issues. Tenants from around the District will be coming to raise their voices against slum conditions and for more, quality, affordable housing. We need you to come to the hearing too!

Our work at Congress Heights has lifted the lid off of slum conditions in the District and how the government works to facilitate both slums and redevelopment projects that result in mass displacement. Over the past few weeks, both Washington City Paper and the Washington Post have run articles detailing this process, with a spotlight on the slumlord at the Congress Heights properties: Sanford Capital. City Paper even discovered that Sanford has given an illegal campaign donation to Muriel Bowser.

As our work and these articles detail, the need for change is urgent. The District refuses to take significant action. The District of Columbia is about to spend $200 million on sports stadiums for ultra-profitable teams. They have given away billions of dollars over the past decade to developers causing displacement and skyrocketing income inequality. Yet when it comes to making sure the resources are there for everyone to have decent housing, regardless of income, District government leaders do nothing but point the finger at someone else.

Friday, tenants from Congress Heights and around the District will be there to testify on this unacceptable state of affairs. We need as many people as possible to join them to show the D.C. government that they must take action now!

WHEN
March 03, 2017 at 11am - 2pm
WHERE
John A. Wilson Building Room 500
1350 NW Pennsylvania Ave
Washington , DC 20004
United States
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50 RSVPS
Luci Murphy Nawal Ghassan Alina Duarte Andrea E. Rosen Liz Hourican Tighe Barry Mary Bolton Andrea Rosen Matthew Cunningham-Cook Erica Layne Morrison Brett Williams Jon Harmon Raza Habibi Tori Lori Ama Kondo Johanna Lupita Figueroa Camilo Andy Feeney Yasmina Mrabet Jeremiah Lowery Allison Basile Katherine Philipson Renata Aguilera Titus Brendan Orsinger Pan Hal Ray April Renée Goggans Jeff Canady Kenny Nero Francesca Emanuele Chris R. Otten Sunil Freeman Claudia Barragan Laura Elsey Parisa Norouzi William Merrifield Jr Beverly Harp Ana Rondon Laura Winter Caroline Hennessy Claudia Zapata Heather Wade Sandra L Morgan David Schwartzman Hannah Pincus Vanessa Jackson Pete Perry

Who's RSVPing

Luci Murphy
Nawal Ghassan
Alina Duarte
Andrea E. Rosen
Liz Hourican
Tighe Barry
Mary Bolton
Andrea Rosen
Matthew Cunningham-Cook
Erica Layne Morrison
Brett Williams
Jon Harmon
Raza Habibi
Tori Lori
Ama Kondo
Johanna Lupita Figueroa Camilo
Andy Feeney
Yasmina Mrabet
Jeremiah Lowery
Allison Basile
Katherine Philipson
Renata Aguilera Titus
Brendan Orsinger
Pan Hal Ray
April Renée Goggans
Jeff Canady
Kenny Nero
Francesca Emanuele
Chris R. Otten
Sunil Freeman

Will you come?

  • Luci Murphy
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  • Nawal Ghassan
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  • Alina Duarte
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  • Andrea E. Rosen
    rsvped 2017-03-03 00:14:34 -0500
  • Liz Hourican
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  • Tighe Barry
    rsvped 2017-03-02 17:56:45 -0500
  • Mary Bolton
    rsvped 2017-03-02 15:51:33 -0500
  • Andrea Rosen
    rsvped 2017-03-02 13:55:28 -0500
  • Matthew Cunningham-Cook
    rsvped +1 2017-03-02 13:49:45 -0500
  • Erica Layne Morrison
    rsvped 2017-03-02 00:11:41 -0500
  • Brett Williams
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  • Jon Harmon
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  • Raza Habibi
    rsvped 2017-03-02 00:11:28 -0500
  • Tori Lori
    rsvped 2017-03-02 00:11:27 -0500
  • Ama Kondo
    rsvped 2017-03-01 00:15:32 -0500
  • Johanna Lupita Figueroa Camilo
    rsvped 2017-03-01 00:15:26 -0500
  • Andy Feeney
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:22:24 -0500
  • Yasmina Mrabet
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:17 -0500
  • Jeremiah Lowery
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:16 -0500
  • Allison Basile
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:16 -0500
  • Katherine Philipson
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:14 -0500
  • Renata Aguilera Titus
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:13 -0500
  • Brendan Orsinger
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:12 -0500
  • Pan Hal Ray
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:11 -0500
  • April Renée Goggans
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:10 -0500
  • Jeff Canady
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:09 -0500
  • Kenny Nero
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:07 -0500
  • Francesca Emanuele
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:06 -0500
  • Chris R. Otten
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:05 -0500
  • Sunil Freeman
    rsvped 2017-02-28 00:12:03 -0500

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