Covid, Density and Displacement

Updated 12:30 3/10 with recordings and more links. Audio and YouTube recordings This pandemic reminds us of the importance of open space and the dangers over-crowding. On this week’s “Community thru Covid” we’ll hear from Peter Stebbins, with Save McMillan Action Coalition, and Coy McKinney, with SW DC Action, about efforts to approach density in …

Covid, Students and the Dollar Signs

Updated 1:00 p.m. 2/24 with new links This week, on the second half of Community thru Covid, we hear from Yolanda Corbett, a parent and education advocate who participated in the recent “DC 101” presentation, from Serve Your City DC, on the history and status of education in the District of Columbia. Among planned topics …

Covid and Connecting with Dance and History

See also recordings and related links Blooming in Motion, from Amber Barbee Pickens, presents images in Black dance history, with associated biographies, for enjoyment, edification, and inspiration. The book is also meant for coloring, for those who choose this method of meditation and relaxation. Amber Barbee Pickens joins “Community thru Covid” this week to talk …

Expanding Horizons: LibriVox

Welcome to “Expanding Horizons in the time of Covid,” a new brief report — sharing a resource for connecting with others and/or with culture, while we are limited in our movements and our gathering opportunities — in conjunction with Community thru Covid. LibriVox Free Public Domain Audio Books at LibriVox.org LibriVox is a non-commercial, non-profit, …

Covid and Residential Development

Displacement from housing and community is a life-and-death issue, especially during our current health crisis. This week: Brookland Manor and other family-size residential project.