Free Summer Program at Neval Thomas Elementary: July 1st-August 2nd

Camp dates:
July 1st -August 2nd, 2013
with Breakfast and Lunch Provided
Slots still available for rising 4th-6th graders
Program overview:
Save the Children’s Summer Program provides five weeks of full-day, structured, supervised activities to keep students engaged in active learning. The summer program model has a focus in reading and math and includes daily activities in STEM with lego robotics, community service, healthy choices, and MORE!
For more information, call Amber Tydings at 202-724-2259 or 240.424.1892
Hours: 8:30am-3:00 pm
Aftercare available from 3-5 pm
Completed applications will be accepted at Neval Thomas Elementary School.

Reminder – Citywide Youth Violence Prevention Summit Today!

The 3rd Annual “Breaking the Silence on Youth Violence” Youth Summit will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Friendship Collegiate Academy Public Charter School, conveniently located across the street from the Minnesota Ave. Metrorail Station.

Doors will open at 11:00 am and the Summit will conclude at 4:00 pm.  Lunch will be served. This year’s Summit will focus on preventing the precursors of youth violence, including drug abuse, gang involvement, bullying, and sexual assault.

Reminder – Deanwood Citizens Association General Body Meeting Tonight!

Deanwood Citizens Association General Body Meeting
Monday June 24, 2013
6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
(GMT-05.00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Location: Deanwood Recreation & Library Center, 49th St. NE & Minnesota Ave NE, 1350 49th Street NE,

General Body Meetings
Fourth Monday of the Month, 6:30 p.m. (DOES NOT MEET IN AUGUST AND DECEMBER.)
The purpose of this meeting is for the Deanwood Citizens Association Executive

DDOT: Requests Input on Improving Pedestrian Access

***Public Meeting Notice***

DDOT Requests Input on Improving Pedestrian Access

(Washington D.C.) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is seeking comments about improving pedestrian access in the District. DDOT is holding two public meetings to gain public input to help the agency develop a long-term plan to remove existing accessibility barriers for all pedestrians who utilize sidewalks in the District.

Accessibility Meetings



Thursday, June 27, 2013
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Martin Luther King Junior Library

Room A-5

901 G Street NW

Thursday, June 27, 2013

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Washington AME Church

1518 M Street NW

(Accessible entrance on east side of church.)

Input can also be provided by completing an online survey, which can be found at (If you would like assistance with completion of this survey please call DDOT’s Customer Service Clearinghouse at 202-673-6813 or the TTY number at 202-673-6813.)

Comments can also be sent to Wolde Makonnen by email (, phone (202-671-4684), fax (202-671-4684), or hard mail at 55 M Street SE – 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20003. Comments are due by Thursday, August 1, 2013.

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.”

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Brett Rouillier at or 202-671-0533 at least 72 business hours in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.