Police in Pandemic: PPE use and community protection

Below is an exchange between Community Under Covid host and MPD press office, unabridged and unedited (except as noted to remove email and phone number). Please note that the MPD response focused solely on the options and health of the officers and did not address the health risks to, or rights of, an individual forced […]

Mayor’s Budget, Candidate Concerns

Mayor Bowser introduced the proposed FY21 budget on May 18. We Act Radio’s next “Community Under Covid” discusses what that document says about the current direction of the District and where we should be headed. We’ll hear from candidates for DC Council At-Large Marcus Goodwin, whose roots are in Wards 1 and 8, and Markus […]

Stuart Anderson on Ward 8 and City Needs; WTU Pres Davis on Slam Covid-19

Audio for Stuart Anderson, candidate for Ward 8 City Council seat, begins at 28:10. Audio for WTU President Elizabeth Davis, around 45:00 — Stuart Anderson on Ward 8 and District Issues Stuart Anderson, candidate in the Democratic primary for Ward 8 seat on the DC Council, talks about housing, economic development, jobs, education, and incarceration […]

Ramadan in Pandemic; Ward 8 Council Issues

UPDATED 5/13 with recordings. Ramadan is at the half-way point, while Ward 8’s DC Council primary race is in the closing weeks. Audio recording here. Facebook video below. More links for first half More for second half Ramadan, Top of the Hour — How are local Muslims managing the holy month in pandemic, planning for […]