Our CEO, George Jones has a simple message for DC: It’s time to build neighborhoods that work.
Our advocacy director, Aja Taylor on why it’s time to get serious about racial equity in housing outcomes — and how we can do it.
We had a few thoughts following Unite the Right 2. And a challenge for our white allies…
We wish we were wrong about D.C. General. We aren’t, and there’s only one right thing for Mayor Bowser to do…
Bread for the City strongly condemns the recent ICE arrests in NE D.C. and the Trump Administration’s policy decision to separate children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Last week, Advocacy Director Aja Taylor offered testimony at the Department of Human Services budget hearing about the need for anti-racism training within city agencies to root out biases that lead to policies that continue to disadvantage the city’s Black and Brown residents. At Bread for the City, we work with residents living with low incomes to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. Part of that work is calling out the people and policies that make life harder for those we serve. The following is a portion of Aja’s oral testimony.
BFC’s CEO, George A. Jones, on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and our city’s critical need for policies that make amends for intentional divestment from Black communities.