- Signs of Progress: DCRA begins enforcing its billboard moratorium in response to our efforts. The Examiner covered the issue here.
- Will it Ever be Home Again: A discussion of the District's failed program to redevelop vacant properties into affordable housing. One of the many Home Again properties is discussed here.
- The Good News in Mount Vernon: Detailing progress and recent positive happenings in the neighborhood including new restaurants coming this fall.
- What Goes for Progress in Shaw: Will the District turn a vacant lot slotted for recreational and residential use into a massive parking lot? Why? The post is part of a larger discussion on the Bundy School property on the 400 Block of O Street NW. The Washington Post had a brief article on the community's engagement on this issue.
You can also read about our challenge (available here) to the validity of Bishop Harry Jackson's voter registration and his referendum to revoke the District's gay marriage recognition law (Rev. Jackson is the Pastor of a Maryland-based church, who lives and works in Maryland, but recently registered to vote using a D.C. address in order to serve as the principal proponent of the referendum):
- D.C. may revoke Rev. Jackson’s voter registration (The Blade, 7/10/09)
- Board of Elections informs Jackson of residency challenge (GLAA Forum, 7/2/09)
- 2 local activists want Jackson investigated (The Blade, 6/26/09)
- Two D.C. Residents Challenge Bishop Jackson (DC Wire 6/24 and Washington Post, 6/25/09)
- Mount Vernon at Center of Gay Marriage Controversy (Life In MVS, 6/10/09)
- Where does Rev. Jackson live? (The Blade, 6/9/09)
The DC Board of Elections has provided Reverend Jackson until the end of July to respond (letter here).