Spring cleaning in the neighborhood

Just when we thought springtime couldn't get any busier, April 2021 taught us a lesson! This past month was full of great events and progress in 1C03. Thanks to everyone who helped out in one way or another!


Pleasant weather for a US flag dedication with the Daughters of the American Revolution

Here's a summary of the past month, and a glance at May 2021, our monthly resident + business in focus, and this month's video briefing.

WHAT WE DID

WHAT'S UP NEXT

  • May 5: ANC 1C general meeting (agenda here, link to attend here!)

  • May 20-23: Art display & events addressing anti-Asian discrimination at 2438 18th St

  • May 26: PSE committee hosting a panel on domestic violence

  • TBD: Multi-ANC event on urban green space and community health


KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS: GUEST EDITION

Resident in focus: Matthew Mayers

Lives on: Ontario Pl (over in 1C04!)

Originally from: New York City

For fun: reading, rooting on the Nats and Wizards, spending time with wife and daughters. Matthew is also the chair of a new organization called the Green Workers Alliance

For work: labor economist at the public services union AFSCME

Favorite part of living in Adams Morgan: the diversity and the seeing neighbors and friends at the playground or when taking a walk

In Adams Morgan since: 2003

Be sure to check out this article Matthew co-authored:

Organizing for the Economy We Want


Business in focus: Perry's

Industry: Food & beverage

Address: 1811 Columbia Rd NW

In Adams Morgan since: 1984

People rave about their sushi happy hour, and I can't disagree!


If you would like to nominate an Adams Morgan 1C03 business or resident (including yourself!) to be featured in a future month's update, message me here

See a reference or abbreviation you don't understand? Look it up in my ANC key term index

Don't miss the video update below! Always about 1 minute long; this month's topic is the tireless fight for justice in our community