When people leave D.C., some look to Baltimore (15%), others to Philadelphia (15%), but a growing group heads to Denver, Colorado. While most of the folks on the way out are looking to commute back to D.C., one analyst suggested Mile High tech companies are recruiting for policy backgrounds ready to beef up the defenses of Denver’s tech scene from the wrath of 2020 contenders.
In an article about the organizing done by students at the first DCPS school to close since 2013, some stark realities: 15% of the students are homeless. Some chant “White people are trying to close our school.” One says she can’t raise her voice too much during a protest because she has to go home to her child. (Met is the one on Bryant between Howard and Bloomingdale.)
...see some companies go out of business...see city regulations create winners and losers...see new (and maybe sturdier) forms and models...and see the continuation of arguments about datasharing and location tracking.
Ladies Drawing Night, but with Cards Against Humanity. No drawing ability needed, sense of humor required. (7 pm)
The fight for an Ivy City Community Center
“For decades, Ivy City residents have fought to have an equal say in decision-making processes concerning their community, and for many, the debate surrounding the fate of the long-abandoned Alexander Crummell School defines their struggle.” (6-8:30 pm)