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The Farmers Market is BACK!

Our Farmers Market is now available to members of the general public while supplies last at 10 am. The second Friday of the month will be held at our Northwest Center and the fourth Friday of the month will be held at our Southeast Center.

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Yesterday we breathed, today we continue the fight for real Justice

The murder trial of Derek Chauvin ended yesterday with an appropriate yet atypical measure of accountability: guilty on all counts. Still, justice is far from done. George Floyd, whose life was taken over a $20 bill, is still gone, and in the weeks leading up to today’s verdict, the murders of many others including Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo, and in the DC area, James Johnson and Dominique Williams were all committed by police officers.

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Ayuda’s new Speaker Series: Faces of Change

Allison Miles-Lee, Managing Attorney at Bread for the City, was a panelist for Ayuda’s new Speaker Series: Faces of Change about Language Access and Language Justice. If you missed it, watch it here!

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Welcome Natalie Randolph to the BFC Board of Directors

Natalie Randolph, Director of Equity, Justice, and Community at Sidwell Friends School, was recently voted onto the Bread for the City Board of Directors. An alumna of Sidwell Friends, Natalie returned to her alma mater in 2019 following 16 years of service to the District of Columbia – first with the Department of Public Works and then as a middle and high school teacher.

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Black History Month series: DC Statehood – Did you miss it? Watch it here!

In this week’s Black History Month segment, we highlighted DC Statehood.

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Black History Month series: Initiative 77 – Did you miss it? Watch here!

In this week’s Black History Month segment, we highlighted Initiative 77, a voter-approved ballot initiative to phase out the minimum wage exemption for tipped employees.

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Bread for the City welcomes, Joan Jackson to its Board of Directors!

Bread for the City is excited to introduce Joan Jackson as its newest board member. Jackson is currently retired but owns JMJ Information Services, LLC, which runs an online portal called Balanced Abundant Living (balancedabundantliving.com) for reputable, vetted information to enhance the quality of our lives.

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Black History Month Series: The DC Movements – Did you miss it? Watch here!

In this week’s Black History Month segment, we highlighted the DC Movements.