This week I officially launched the District’s newest Main Street organization which will cover Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant. I secured funding for the organization because it will grow our small businesses, build a stronger community, and allow both Mount Pleasant and Columbia Heights to thrive in their own unique ways.
In addition, I recently secured funding for and supported the expansion of the Ward 1 Clean Team, which will now bring additional resources to keep Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant cleaner as the neighborhoods continue to grow. I also secured $250,000 for gang violence prevention activities in Ward 1, which will go to local nonprofits working with youth....(Read More)
Ward 1 DC Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau, DSLBD Director Ana Harvey, Columbia Heights Initiative officially launch new organization to support local businesses and improve the commercial corridors
WASHINGTON – Today, District officials and community leaders officially launched the District’s newest Main Street organization which will cover Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant. The Columbia Heights/Mount Pleasant Main Street will bring together businesses, non-profits, residents and other leaders to support neighborhood business growth and the revitalization of the unique commercial corridors in the neighborhoods....(Read More)
Task force would create plan to provide dignified facilities for homeless residents and others
WASHINGTON– In an effort to provide dignified facilities for residents experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations, Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau introduced legislation today that would create a plan for the District to provide public restroom facilities, and create incentives for businesses that make restrooms available to the public. Nadeau is the Chair of the Human Services Committee which has oversight of the Interagency Council on Homelessness. The bill was co-introduced by Councilmembers Grosso, Silverman, White, Allen, and Bonds....(Read More)