Councilmember McDuffie not having it!

Councilmember McDuffie issued the following statement on the inflammatory flyers that were posted and left on cars in parts of Ward 5 Sunday Night on June 25, 2017. “Let me state in no uncertain terms that bigotry is not welcome in Ward 5 or the District of Columbia. I have spent my career fighting for civil […]

A Permanent Space for Native Washingtonians In All 8 Wards

A Permanent Space for Native Washingtonians In All 8 Wards

While Clark Construction, Forrester, and others continue to build commercial infused residential properties in the city, consuming every centimeter of space, it’s very important that the city reserves a few inches for other plans. Introducing Plans with a Purpose Perhaps with the proposed legislation introduced by Councilmember McDuffie will be passed to “Honor Historic Contributions […]

Next Generation Leaders So So Summer Tour Stops in DC to Deliver Core Values

Next Generation Leaders So So Summer Tour Stops in DC to Deliver Core Values

The Next Generation Leaders SoSoSummer Tour stopped in DC on June 17th.  The perfect time to discuss what it means to be a leader, what are values, and much more.  How fitting for the city, especially amongst the carnival on Capitol Hill. Next Generation Leaders Doors opened at 10:00 on Saturday morning for the teen and […]

Councilmember McDuffie Heats Up the Summer in a SoSo Def Way

Councilmember McDuffie Heats Up the Summer in a SoSo Def Way

Residents of Ward 5 get ready for a spectacular treat! SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour is here.  Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie kicks of the event is a SoSo Def way with providing opening remarks at the NXG Leaders Teen and Youth Town Hall Meeting, held in conjunction with the SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour. The Town Hall will be moderated by advocate […]

The Final Solution For Missing Girls in DC

The Final Solution For Missing Girls in DC

The doors of New Samaritan Baptist church are open, an its not yet Sunday morning worship service!  New Samaritan, and Pilgrim Baptist Church presented a community forum on “Human Trafficking Prevention” for residents of Ward 5 and 6. This discussion comes at a great time surrounding the uncertainty of the analytics searches for hashtag “Missing Girls […]

Walk with Councilmember McDuffie in the Capital Pride Parade!

Walk with Councilmember McDuffie! On Saturday June 10, Councilmember McDuffie will be walking in the Capital Pride Parade. You are invited to walk with him. Join Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie and his team for the annual Capital Pride Parade! The Capital Pride Parade attracts over 150,000 spectators annually and includes more than 170 groups […]

Included, Funded, and Ready for residents, Expanding Access to Justice Act

Included, Funded, and Ready for residents, Expanding Access to Justice Act

With a head start to straighten and sort out certain housing cases, Councilmember McDuffie led a roundtable on civil right to counsel, introducing the “Civil Gideon” program.  The discussion took place on June 22, 2016 at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Relief for Residents in the District The […]

Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie’s Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act of 2016 became official law

Councilmember McDuffie’s Landmark Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform Is Now Law Among its many provisions, this new law ends the use of solitary confinement on children; restores judicial discretion for sentencing juveniles; and ensures children age-appropriate confinement Washington, DC – Earlier this week, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie’s Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act of 2016 became official law. […]