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Preserve, Support, Uplift

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 8:11am

  

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Three Bridges

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 8:02am

There are three bridges that I hope will help you learn more about who I am and why I’m so excited to join the 11th Street Bridge Park!

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The Golden Gate

The Golden Gate

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 8:16pm

 A recent trip out West provided a chance to bike across one of the most iconic bridges in the country - San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

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Anacostia Mussels

Mussel Power!

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:49pm

by Fred Pinkney, Ph.D., Senior Biologist, Environmental Contaminants Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Community Land Trusts & the Urban Land Institute

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:04pm

The Urban Land Institute pulled together a team of local experts to help build a Community Land Trust, a key recommendation of the Bridge Park's Equitable Development Plan.

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606 Trail

Chicago's 606 Trail Connects

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:59am

A recent trip to Chicago led me to the 606 Trail - an aged out elevated railroad track transformed into a 2.7 mile walking / running / bike trail connecting communities.

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More than a Park

More than a Park

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:34am

By keeping long-time residents at the center of the decision-making process, our equity-first approach of community development has become a national model for how we invest in communities.

Bridge Park Plots

Bridge Park Plots

Join Our Farm Team!

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:57pm

The 11th Street Bridge Park is hiring two part time positions working on our Bridge Park Plots and THEARC Farm. Consider joining our team!

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Oramenta Newsome

In Memoriam

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 6:50pm

Remembering and honoring Oramenta Newsome, Executive Director of LISC DC (Local Initiatives Support Corp.)

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Chocolate City

Recommended Reads

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:14pm

Over the last year, I've read several books that are shaping our approach to building a more equitable and inclusive D.C. Here are three books that I wholeheartedly recommend.

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“Then to be able to get on the bridge and to realize you are above water sitting at a concert and you think ‘I’m sitting on a bridge listening to a concert.’”

Oramenta Newsom, DC LISC