District of Columbia News

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Clean Water Action is Helping to Build Equity and Community Capacity

June 26, 2020

The Anacostia Park and Community Collaborative is a network of organizations committed to maximizing the value of public spaces along the Anacostia River to residents of Ward 7 and 8 in the District of Columbia

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DC Statehood

September 19, 2019

DC residents lack basic citizenship rights.

Stop Bernhardt!

Stop Bernhardt

August 9, 2019

Protect our Air, Lands, and Water 

During his tenure at the Department of the Interior, Bernhardt: 

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Barbara Helmick to Receive the David Zwick Award

October 2, 2018

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce a new award to honor the memory of our founder, David Zwick. It is fitting that the first recipient of the David Zwick Award will be Barbara Helmick.

Grassroots Management Trainee

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.

Map of the Anacostia in DC - Anacostia Waterfront Trust

Creating thriving communities and a waterfront for all to enjoy

September 1, 2016

In a changing city with a renewed focus on restoring the Anacostia River, Clean Water Action and our APACC partners are working to realize a vision of improved parklands, with increased community access, for the benefit of long-term and current residents.