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  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
May 18, 2024 at 2:02 PM

DC Council considers speed limiting tech; What DC's budget means for affordable housing; Plus, LOTS of endorsements!

Saturday Email 5/18/24   How the District’s FY25 budget could impact affordable housing‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
May 16, 2024 at 7:01 PM

ICYMI: So much to do!

Capitol Hill meet-up, Photo walking tour, happy hour in Rock Creek West, and more! Yimbee at GGWash's Sweet Sixteen by Ericka Hume Hi there, Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our Sweet Sixteen! It was unBEElievably fun to see you all! Check out photos from the celebration here. There is …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
May 15, 2024 at 6:06 PM

This Saturday! Join us to explore Downtown Silver Spring

Did you know that just about every photo used in a GGWash story was taken by a volunteer just like you?  Image by Adam Fagen Hi Friend,  This Saturday, May 18, GGWash and our friends over at the Coalition for Smarter Growth are hosting a photography-centered walking tour in Silver Spring from 11am …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
May 11, 2024 at 1:08 PM

VA endorsements; Separating the Yellow Line?; A spiritual take on urbanism; and more!

Saturday Email 5/10/24   Our endorsements for the Arlington County Board‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
May 10, 2024 at 8:36 PM

You *may* want to block your calendars, next week is jam-packed with events!

Capitol Hill meet-up, Photo walking tour, happy hour in Rock Creek West, and more! Yimbee at GGWash's Sweet Sixteen by Ericka Hume Hi there, Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our Sweet Sixteen last week! It was unbeelievably fun to see you all! Check out photos from the celebration here.…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
May 4, 2024 at 2:18 PM

How to increase Metrorail ridership; Revitalization or displacement?; Precolonial regional maps; and more!

Saturday Email 5/4/24   Low-cost, short-term strategies for boosting Metrorail ridership‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 28, 2024 at 3:50 PM

Today's the LAST DAY to buy your ticket to Tuesday's Sweet Sixteen!

Celebrate with us on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, Just a handful of tickets remain for our big 16th anniversary celebration on Tuesday!   I could not be more grateful for the outpouring of support. This is our biggest fundraiser of…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
April 27, 2024 at 1:09 PM

Time and money matters

Saturday Email 4/27/24   What could the region do to ensure WMATA not only survives but thrives?‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 26, 2024 at 6:30 PM

Just 17 tickets left -- and sales close Sunday, if it doesn't sell out first!

Celebrate with us on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, There are just 17 tickets left for the GGWash Sweet Sixteen! The race is on to see if we sell out before ticket sales close on Sunday night.  If you're planning to attend our 16th a…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
April 25, 2024 at 9:45 PM

ICYMI: April updates + come hang out with us in Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill meet-up, GGWash's Sweet Sixteen, and more! Cherry Blossoms Along The Tidal Basin photo by Diane KrauthamerHi there,   We are counting down the days to the GGWash Sweet Sixteen! Every few hours I compulsively refresh our sales tracker to see if any one else has bought a ticket.  We are s…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 22, 2024 at 7:46 PM

Less than one week left to buy tickets!

Celebrate with us on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend,  If you're planning to attend our 16th anniversary celebration next Tuesday but haven't gotten your ticket yet, now's the time! Ticket sales close on Sunday and will NOT be availabl…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
April 20, 2024 at 2:24 PM

New exhibit on redlining; Single stair apartments and safety; Fourplexes+ in Montgomery County

Saturday Email 4/19/24   New exhibit shows how redlining affected DC and beyond, and what we can do about it today‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
April 19, 2024 at 7:30 PM

April update: Let's hang in Capitol Hill, snag your Sweet Sixteen tix, and much more!

Capitol Hill meet-up, GGWash's Sweet Sixteen, and more! Cherry Blossoms Along The Tidal Basin photo by Diane KrauthamerHi there,   Just a little over a week until the GGWash Sweet Sixteen and we can't wait to celebrate 16 years with you! If you haven't bought your tickets yet, what are you waiting f…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 16, 2024 at 2:15 PM

2 weeks until GGWash's Sweet Sixteen!

Celebrate with us on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, Time is flying, and I can't believe our Sweet Sixteen bash is only two weeks away!  Since 2008, GGWash has grown from a collective of volunteers running a blog to an incorporated no…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
April 13, 2024 at 2:07 PM

Should we run MARC trains to VA?; Why Chevy Chase residents are lobbying for a historic district nomination; Rediscover the DC TEN; and more!

Saturday Email 4/13/24   Run MARC commuter trains into Virginia. It could draw thousands more riders‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 8, 2024 at 8:30 PM

You asked, we delivered: Early Bird deadline extended through midnight tonight!

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, We've extended the deadline for early bird tickets to our Sweet Sixteen by one day! Tickets increase in price from $160 to $200 at midnight TONIGHT. If you thought you missed your c…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 6, 2024 at 3:30 PM

Early Bird ticket sales end TODAY!

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend,  I'd love to celebrate with you later this month at our Sweet Sixteen bash -- and want to make sure you're able to snag your tickets at the Early Bird discount. Tickets increase in …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
April 6, 2024 at 1:07 PM

Remembering Chris Laskowski; the forgotten history of Slash Run, and more

Saturday Email 4/6/24   In memory of Chris Laskowski ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 5, 2024 at 6:33 PM

Last chance to secure that Early Bird discount!

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, I'd love to celebrate with you later this month at our Sweet Sixteen bash -- and want to make sure you're able to snag your tickets at the Early Bird discount. Tickets increase in p…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
April 3, 2024 at 4:18 PM

FIVE DAYS LEFT for the Early Bird ticket discount!

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, I'd love to celebrate with you later this month at our Sweet Sixteen bash -- and want to make sure you're able to snag your tickets at the Early Bird discount. Tickets increase in p…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
March 31, 2024 at 7:34 PM

ONE WEEK LEFT to snag your Early Bird ticket for the Sweet Sixteen

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, There is just one week left to enjoy the Early Bird discount to our Sweet Sixteen!  Snag that discount! The celebration will take place from 6:00--9:00 pm on Tuesday, April 30, 202…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
March 30, 2024 at 1:02 PM

Transit workers answer your questions; The impact of WMATA's funding crisis on disabled workers; How federal regulations restrict DC's affordable housing supply; and more!

Saturday Email 3/29/24   ATU Local 689 answers your questions ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
March 28, 2024 at 7:07 PM

Don't snooze - early bird pricing ends soon

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hello Friend, March is flying by! There are only 9 days left to enjoy the Early Bird discount to our Sweet Sixteen.  Don't miss out! The celebration will take place from 6:00--9:00 pm on Tuesday,…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
March 27, 2024 at 7:00 PM

ICYMI: GGWash goes to Riverdale (tomorrow!) + a sneak peak at WMATA's new railcars

Prince George's meet-up, Metro's fleet of the future, GGWash's Sweet Sixteen, and more!Six-plex swag, photo by Kate Jentoft-Herr Hi there,  Most people go on vacation and take pictures of local landmarks. I go on vacation and take pictures of missing middle housing. Please enjoy this adorable yellow…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
March 23, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Your metro's bikeshare could never; something's missing from your CVS; input on our region's transportation system, & more!

Saturday email 3-23-24   That thing that's missing in your life? It's apartments above your local CVS.‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
March 21, 2024 at 4:04 PM

March update: Let's hang in Adams Morgan, Riverdale & at the Metro Expo, snag your Sweet Sixteen tix, and much more!

Prince George's meet-up, Metro's fleet of the future, GGWash's Sweet Sixteen, and more! Rainbow over Washington photo by Eric WilliamsHi there,   Greetings from Portland, Oregon, home of some of the cutest ADUs you’ve ever seen.   There are a ton of exciting events coming up back east. We’ve got a h…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
March 16, 2024 at 1:06 PM

Marylanders want Moore Housing!; What would you name your ANC?; GGWash’s 2024 endorsement process; Meet our new interns; and more!

Saturday Email 3/15/24   Poll says Marylanders want more homes, in more places, to fit more budgets‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
March 14, 2024 at 10:20 PM

Celebrate 16 years of GGWash: Early bird discount ends April 7!

We're celebrating on Thursday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse. See you there!Hi Friend, This year, GGWash turns 16.  Though 16 is a traditional American milestone of independence, thanks to the work we've done with many of you over those 16 years, more people in our regi…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
March 9, 2024 at 2:07 PM

Avoiding an office apocalypse, Union Station’s new destinations, fighting car culture “denialism”, DC’s performance oversight hearings, and more!

Saturday Email 3/9/24   Take note, downtowns: Crystal City suffered its office apocalypse and came out better‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
March 2, 2024 at 2:07 PM

Revising history in Chevy Chase; local news cutbacks jeopardize truth; supporting Black homeownership; and so much more!

Saturday Email 3/2/24   Fear and “loathing” in DC: local news cutbacks and recalls are a dangerous mix‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
March 1, 2024 at 7:07 PM

Let's celebrate! Tickets for GGWash's Sweet Sixteen are on sale now

We're celebrating on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6:00--9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse on the Wharf. See you there!Hello Friend, GGWash turns sixteen this year! But we won’t be getting our driver's license any time soon. Instead, we’re throwing a party to celebrate all the wonderful people who s…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 24, 2024 at 2:07 PM

Are you GGWash's newest board member?; MetroRail expansion; DC Zoning in the '30s; and more

Saturday Email 2/24/24   Do Something: The week of February 19, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
February 22, 2024 at 9:22 PM

February update: Take action for more housing in Maryland; we're growing our board; and more!

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this February.Lunar New Year, photo by Miki Jourdan Hi there,   Even with the extra day, February is flying by! This month, there are some exciting ways to get involved. We're looking for new board members -- could one of them be you? Plus, if you liv…
  Tracy Hadden Loh · [email protected]
February 21, 2024 at 8:00 PM

We’re growing our board. Could it be the right role for you?

We’re hoping to grow the GGWash Board of Directors in a few key ways – and you might be exactly who we’re looking for!Dear Friend,  Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve a mission you love, use your most valuable skills, and build new relationships with other leaders in your communit…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 17, 2024 at 2:07 PM

Ways to improve Moore Housing in MD; Metro money issues; DC's brutalist architecture; and more

Saturday Email 2/16/24   Do Something: The week of February 12, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 10, 2024 at 2:04 PM

Cache-ing in; the Federal Bureau of TOD; transpo + climate bill -- and ways you can help

Saturday Email 2/9/24   Do Something: The week of February 5, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 3, 2024 at 2:04 PM

SO much for you to do; DC makes compost happen; what to watch in the Md. General Assembly; and more

Saturday Email 2/3/24   Do Something: The week of January 29, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Tuesday: Finding federal funding

Join us to learn what the the Stronger Communities Through Better Transit Act could mean for our regionHi Friend,  Did you know that a few weeks ago, Congressman Hank Johnson reintroduced a bill which would authorize $20 billion annually for four years ($80B total) to transit systems for their opera…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 27, 2024 at 2:10 PM

Affordable housing costs; NYT misses the plot; family bike ride DIY guide & more

Saturday Email 1/27/24   Why is affordable housing so expensive to build?‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
January 24, 2024 at 7:31 PM

ICYMI: RSVP for tonight’s performance oversight training

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this January.Hi there,   This week is chock full of events, including our performance oversight training tonight (Wednesday) and the first Ward 1.5 meet up of 2024 (newly christened the Mid-City/Near Northwest/Rock Creek West Happy Hour). Plus, we're …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 20, 2024 at 2:41 PM

WMATA & MDOT's tough budgets; plus, do something! & Federal City Shelter's 40 years

Saturday Email 1/20/23   Do Something: The week of January 15, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 9:15 PM

January update: Snow much to do!

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this January.Hi there,   Happy snow day to all who celebrate!  We’re only three weeks into January, and there is already so much going on. A huge shout out to everyone who braved the rain and came out for our planners of color meet-up/ TRB Pride, it w…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 13, 2024 at 2:04 PM

Do something! Plus: Moore housing; DC, lose the breakup vibes; street shutdown for schoolkids & more

Saturday Email 1/13/24   Maryland's governor wants to tackle the state's housing shortage‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Dan Reed · [email protected]
January 8, 2024 at 9:30 PM

Tomorrow: Planners of color meet-up

Join us in celebrating planners of color! GGWash supporters at our first planners of color meet up in November (Photo by me)Hi Friend,  Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 9, GGWash is making space for planners, advocates, and other community leaders of color to meet and connect. We'll be hosting our second-…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 6, 2024 at 3:48 PM

How to support housing on U St & in Takoma Park; plus: downtown's future, Columbia Heights pilot, and more

Saturday Email 1.6.24   Do something this weekend ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
January 3, 2024 at 9:00 PM

Grateful Grateful Washington

We asked for 10,000 and you delivered twice that and then some! Dear Friend, Wow, wow, wow!   When I signed off for the year on Sunday, we were less than $1,000 away from our target of $10,000. We now have a final tally. Frankly, it's mind boggling.  This December, 101 of you chipped in to help us r…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
December 31, 2023 at 4:55 PM

Last chance to support GGWash in 2023!

2023 ends in about 12 hours. Please help us usher in 2024 stronger than ever.Dear Friend, 2023 ends in about 12 hours. I don't know what exactly 2024 holds, but I do know that if we're in it together, good things will happen.  That's why I'm sending one last note to ask you, if you haven't already, …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
December 30, 2023 at 7:00 PM

One day to go -- we're so close to our goal!

With just one day left in 2023, I'm writing to ask you to help us push our campaign past the $10,000 finish line.Dear Friend, With just one day left in 2023, we are SO close to making our goal.   I'm writing to ask you to help us push our campaign past the $10,000 finish line to help us start 2024 s…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
December 29, 2023 at 11:54 PM

Two days. $2,519 to go. Will you help us reach our goal?

With two days to go, we've now raised almost $7,500 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal.Dear Friend, Two days ago, I reached out to ask for your help because at that time, we'd raised $3,939 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal. The response has been overwhelming! You pitched in to …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
December 28, 2023 at 12:37 AM

Help us reach our goal by December 31!

As I write this, we've raised $3,939 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal, and we need your help. Dear Friend, As I write this, we've raised $3,939 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal, and we need your help.   Reaching this goal will help GGWash kick off 2024 on strong footing. Woul…