It’s that time of year again—time to fight for DC residents through an equitable budget.
DC must act immediately to protect the lives of its vulnerable communities. DC must also further its expressed commitment to racial justice by creating and maintaining housing that is deeply affordable for those who need it to survive here, now and post-pandemic.
On April 7, DC Council voted on supplemental emergency legislation on the COVID-19 public health emergency. We’ve updated this post to include information on what was passed in that legislation.
We’re doing our best to stay on top of the many resources available to help people get through the COVID-19 crisis. Check this post for information on both how to get help and how to help.
4/2/20 Update: Check out our new blog and a new advocacy letter for the next round of emergency legislation. The undersigned organizations sent the below letter to the Mayor and DC Council Friday afternoon. The DC Council will consider emergency legislation on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 to support DC residents and businesses during the COVID-19 public health emergency. If your organization would like to sign onto this letter, please contact...
We will update this post with information about how to access Legal Clinic services, as well as ways to support neighbors and community partners during this rapidly evolving situation.