Saturday, July 19, 2014

Introducing the Shepherd Parkway Call to Action

After three years and quiet and diligent work, it's time for the campaig
We've mobilized over a thousand volunteers and removed hundred of thousands of pounds of trash from the woods. Now it's time to ask our leaders in government to do their part for the park.
n to restore Shepherd Parkway to enter its next phase. It's time for the "big ask."

Click here to read and sign the Call to Action:

After you have signed, be sure to tweet it and post it to your Facebook wall.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

June 14: 150 Volunteers

Saturday, June 14 was our largest Community Clean-Up of 2014 thus far, with over 150 volunteers, including large a group from the Fund for American Studies, interns from the U.S. Department of Energy, teachers from the new Democracy Prep Public Charter School in Congress Heights, and of course a healthy compliment of Ward 8 residents. Together we  ridded the forest of: 

-129 Trash Bags
-41 Tires
-8 hypodermic needles
-1 DPW vehicle-boot
-13 paint buckets
-15 Plywood sheets
-1 Sofa