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D.C. Wire: January 18, 2009 - January 24, 2009

Fenty Supports Anti-Violence Campaign

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is lending his support to the anti-violence group the Peaceoholics and other organizations as they launch an awareness campaign to battle homicides in the District. Peaceoholics has identified seven neighborhoods for an education campaign. The City Wide Coordinating Council on Youth Violence and Peaceoholics will train...

By Marcia Davis  |  January 23, 2009; 5:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety  
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"...Anything for Obama"

The list of swearing-in victims extends to D.C. Council members, but at least they got in. Eleven members arrived to their seats in front of the Capitol only to discover that there were none. Like trying to find a spot at a movie theater when the feature film has already...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  January 22, 2009; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. Council  
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D.C. Mental Health Says It Has a Plan, But Where Is It?

Where is the plan? Nervous city employees in the Community Services Agency of the D.C. Department of Mental Health have been waiting to see exactly how the department plans to contract out public mental health services to private clinics, saving up to $14 million but costing some 200 jobs. Worried...

By Darryl Fears  |  January 21, 2009; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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