Monthly Archives: December 2013


Greater D.C. Democracy in the New Year

This year has been an historic one for D.C. democracy, with voters overwhelmingly ratifying a charter amendment giving the District control over its local budget, and city leaders keeping the District open during the federal shutdown. We’re hopeful that next year will be even better–starting with ensuring that the D.C. […]


Greater D.C. Democracy in the New Year

This year has been an historic one for D.C. democracy, with voters overwhelmingly ratifying a charter amendment giving the District control over its local budget, and city leaders keeping the District open during the federal shutdown. We’re hopeful that next year will be even better–starting with ensuring that the D.C. […]


On Giving Tuesday, Help DC Appleseed Solve D.C. Problems

DC Appleseed is having one of its best years ever. In the hope that you will support our work on this Giving Tuesday, I want to tell you about a few of our most significant recent accomplishments: Bringing Budget Autonomy to the District We’ve worked for years to separate the […]


Bill Would Set Affordable Housing Standards for District-Owned Land 1

The Disposition of District Land for Affordable Housing Amendment Act of 2013 was introduced to the D.C. Council on December 3, 2013. DC Appleseed gave input on the bill, with the goal of providing a transparent process for ensuring that District land dispositions maximize affordable housing. Read Councilmember McDuffie’s press […]