District of Columbia Councilmember – Ward 5

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Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
August 13, 2021 at 1:15 PM

Ward 5 Report 8/13 - Back to School

Ward 5 Report 8/13 - Back to School See the latest updates from CM McDuffie and our Team View this email in your browser Neighbor, In just a few weeks, many students will return to school and resume in-person learning. As the father of …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 8:31 PM

W5 Report - Public Safety Through Accountability & Opportunity

W5 Report - Public Safety Through Accountability & Opportunity See the latest updates from CM McDuffie and our Team View this email in your browser Neighbor, In the past few weeks, I have visited crime scenes, heard concerns from re…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 16, 2021 at 6:16 PM

Ward 5 Report - A Guaranteed Basic Income

Ward 5 Report - A Guaranteed Basic Income See the latest updates from CM McDuffie and our Team View this email in your browser Neighbor, As the Council looks to address the immediate needs of District residents through this year’s budge…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 2, 2021 at 6:17 PM

Ward 5 Report - Committee Releases FY22 Budget Report

Ward 5 Report - Committee Releases FY22 Budget Report See the latest updates from CM McDuffie and our Team View this email in your browser Neighbor, Yesterday, I convened a Committee on Business and Economic Development mark-up to advan…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 10, 2021 at 7:09 PM

Ward 5 Report - The Case for Baby Bonds

Ward 5 Report - The Case for Baby Bonds See the latest updates from CM McDuffie and our Team View this email in your browser Neighbor, Last month, I introduced the Child Wealth Building Act, a child trust fund or “baby bonds” proposal a…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
May 28, 2021 at 8:03 PM

Ward 5 Report - Mayor's Proposed Budget Released

Ward 5 Report - Mayor's Proposed Budget Released See CM McDuffie's thoughts on the FY22 budget and updates from our team View this email in your browser Neighbor, Yesterday, the Mayor released her proposed $17.5B budget, which invests i…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
May 19, 2021 at 10:24 PM

A note on the Comprehensive Plan

A note on the Comprehensive Plan I want to share my thoughts and perspectives on the amended Comp Plan we passed yesterday View this email in your browser Neighbor, Yesterday, the Council passed the amended Comprehensive Plan, a 1000-pa…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
May 13, 2021 at 7:06 PM

Ward 5 Report - Reopening Roadmap Released

Ward 5 Report - Reopening Roadmap Released See all the latest updates from Councilmember McDuffie and our team View this email in your browser Neighbor, The last few weeks, I have been hearing from workers, small business owners and fai…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
April 30, 2021 at 8:59 PM

The Ward 5 Report - Reopening Roadmap

The Ward 5 Report - Reopening Roadmap Get all the latest updates from Councilmember McDuffie and our team View this email in your browser Neighbor, More and more residents are getting vaccinated, and starting May 1st, there will be walk…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 8:43 PM

The Ward 5 Report - Emancipation Day

The Ward 5 Report - Emancipation Day Get all the latest updates from Councilmember McDuffie and our team View this email in your browser Neighbor, We celebrate Emancipation Day this year in the context of renewed calls for justice and r…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 1:40 PM

CM McDuffie on Politics Hour with Kojo today at noon

CM McDuffie on Politics Hour with Kojo today at noon Don't miss CM McDuffie discuss his racial equity agenda, public safety, and more. View this email in your browser Neighbor, I wanted to make sure you saw that today I will be on the P…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 5:20 PM

*Reminder* Covid Town Hall on April 10th

*Reminder* Covid Town Hall on April 10th Event starts at 10:30 AM - sign up to have your questions answered View this email in your browser Neighbor, I want to make sure you saw that I am holding a virtual Covid town hall this Saturday …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 3:52 PM

CM McDuffie Hosts Covid Townhall on April 10th

CM McDuffie Hosts Covid Townhall on April 10th Joined by medical professionals from Howard University to answer covid and vaccine questions View this email in your browser Neighbor,  I want to make sure you saw that I am holding a virtu…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 1:00 PM

The Ward 5 Report - April 2nd

The Ward 5 Report - April 2nd Get all the latest updates from Councilmember McDuffie and our team View this email in your browser Neighbor, As the weather starts to change, businesses begin to open back up, and the cherry blossoms hit p…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
March 18, 2021 at 7:20 PM

Ward 5 Report - Women's History Month

Ward 5 Report - Women's History Month Updates from CM McDuffie View this email in your browser Neighbor, As we celebrate the vital role of women in our history and daily lives, it is important to remember that many women, especially wom…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
February 19, 2021 at 12:53 AM

Ward 5 Report February 18 - Our Racial Equity Agenda

Ward 5 Report February 18 - Our Racial Equity Agenda Get the latest updates from CM McDuffie View this email in your browser Neighbor, Last week, I wrote in the Washington Post about the urgent need for a racial equity agenda here in th…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
February 16, 2021 at 7:45 PM

Ward 5 Budget Priorities Survey Reminder

Ward 5 Budget Priorities Survey Reminder Last chance to let us know your priorities for the FY22 budget View this email in your browser Neighbor, I wanted to give you a friendly reminder that submissions for our Ward 5 FY 2022 budget pr…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
February 4, 2021 at 6:19 PM

February 4th Ward 5 Report - Black History Month

February 4th Ward 5 Report - Black History Month See how Councilmember McDuffie is working to make history this year: View this email in your browser Neighbor, As we celebrate Black History Month and commemorate the trailblazers whose s…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
January 22, 2021 at 7:57 PM

Ward 5 Budget Priorities Survey

Ward 5 Budget Priorities Survey Let us know your priorities for the FY22 budget View this email in your browser Neighbor, Today our office released the Ward 5 FY 2022 budget priorities survey. This survey lets us know your priorities an…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
January 22, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Office of Racial Equity Launch & Inauguration

Office of Racial Equity Launch & Inauguration The Ward 5 Report January 22nd - A new administration and a new DC Racial Equity Office View this email in your browser Neighbor, This week made me hopeful for our city and our country's…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
January 7, 2021 at 8:13 PM

Ward 5 Report January 7th - Insurrection at the Capitol

Ward 5 Report January 7th - Insurrection at the Capitol Read my statement on yesterday's events View this email in your browser Neighbors, Like you, I am still reeling from yesterday's shocking events at the United States Capitol. Never…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
December 24, 2020 at 2:40 PM

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays See the latest Covid-19 updates and our community work in Ward 5 View this email in your browser Neighbors, Normally this time of year our office would have just seen many of you at our annual Ward 5 holiday party. While …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
December 24, 2020 at 2:28 PM

Year End Newsletter

Year End Newsletter See the latest Covid-19 updates and our community work in Ward 5 View this email in your browser Neighbors, Normally this time of year our office would have just seen many of you at our annual Ward 5 holiday party. W…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
December 24, 2020 at 12:59 PM

Year End Newsletter

Year End Newsletter See the latest Covid-19 updates and our community work in Ward 5 View this email in your browser Neighbors, Normally this time of year our office would have just seen many of you at our annual Ward 5 holiday party. W…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
December 18, 2020 at 9:15 PM

Ward 5 Holiday Toy and Meal Giveaway

Ward 5 Holiday Toy and Meal Giveaway View this email in your browser Neighbors, Tomorrow at 11am I will host a safe and socially distanced holiday toy and meal giveaway outside at Brentwood Recreation Center (2311 14th St NE). Toy…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 2:26 PM

December 11th - Small Business Newsletter

December 11th - Small Business Newsletter View this email in your browser Neighbors, Our hospitality, retail and entertainment industries have been among the hardest hit during the COVID-19 recession, thousands of our residents are unemp…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
November 26, 2020 at 2:24 PM

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving View this email in your browser Neighbors, As we count our blessings and gather with loved ones, I wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.  The COVID-19 pandemic may hav…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
November 12, 2020 at 9:32 PM

Ward 5 Report November 12th - REACH Act

Ward 5 Report November 12th - REACH Act View this email in your browser Neighbors, On Tuesday, The Racial Equity Achieves Results (REACH) Amendment Act of 2020 passed final reading and on emergency unanimously. Thanks to my colleagues an…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 12:29 PM

October 30th Ward 5 Report - 3 DAYS AWAY

October 30th Ward 5 Report - 3 DAYS AWAY View this email in your browser Neighbors, We are now 3 DAYS AWAY from the last opportunity to cast you ballot in the 2020 general election.  This week commenced the beginning of in person early v…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 6:42 PM

October 15th Ward 5 Report - DC BOE Town Hall

October 15th Ward 5 Report - DC BOE Town Hall View this email in your browser Neighbors, One of the most important elections in recent history is quickly approaching and its vitally important that we all vote.  The COVID-19 public health…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
October 1, 2020 at 10:24 PM

October 1st Ward 5 Report - CFO Provides Revenue Forecast

October 1st Ward 5 Report - CFO Provides Revenue Forecast View this email in your browser Neighbors, On Wednesday, the District’s CFO Jeffrey DeWitt provided the Mayor and Council with an updated financial forecast.  Despite ending the f…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
September 17, 2020 at 9:48 PM

Councilmember McDuffie Calls for Relief Funding for Residents

Councilmember McDuffie Calls for Relief Funding for Residents View this email in your browser Neighbors, On Thursday, September 10th, 2020 we experienced an extreme rain fall event that resulted in severe flooding and sewage back up acro…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
August 13, 2020 at 6:38 PM

August 13th Update - Mortgage Assistance Program

August 13th Update - Mortgage Assistance Program View this email in your browser Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic as well as other urgent matters. For the latest and most comprehensive information a…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
August 6, 2020 at 7:35 PM

August 6th Ward 5 Report - Black Business Month

August 6th Ward 5 Report - Black Business Month View this email in your browser Neighbors, August is Black Business Month. Black businesses provide safe and welcoming establishments for our residents to work, shop, and receive services, …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 30, 2020 at 6:21 PM

July 30th Update DCPS Reopening Announcement

July 30th Update DCPS Reopening Announcement View this email in your browser Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic as well as other urgent matters. For the latest and most comprehensive information alway…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 29, 2020 at 12:07 AM

Council Passes Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Including Ward 5 Priorities Championed by Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie

Council Passes Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Including Ward 5 Priorities Championed by Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie View this email in your browser Neighbors,  Today, the Council of the District of Columbia held its second and final vote o…
Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 23, 2020 at 9:46 PM

July 23rd Ward 5 Report

July 23rd Ward 5 Report View this email in your browser Neighbors,    I hope that this finds you safe and healthy during this most difficult time.  I send my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the people who have lost love…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
July 9, 2020 at 8:31 PM

Council Passes First Vote on the FY21 Budget Highlighting Racial Equity

Council Passes First Vote on the FY21 Budget Highlighting Racial Equity View this email in your browser Neighbors,  On Tuesday, the Council took the first of two votes on the fiscal year 2021 budget. Throughout the budget process, I have…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 10:59 PM

McDuffie's Racial Equity Agenda Advances in the Committee on Business and Economic Development Budget Report

McDuffie's Racial Equity Agenda Advances in the Committee on Business and Economic Development Budget Report View this email in your browser The Committee on Business and Economic Development Budget Report Advances Councilmember McDuffie'…
Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 19, 2020 at 7:07 PM

Happy Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth Daily Update June 19th - Happy Juneteenth, Father's Day, Phase 2 Reopening View this email in your browser Happy Juneteenth Happy Juneteenth! It wasn’t until 1865 that enfor…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 10, 2020 at 10:21 PM

June 10 Update - Testing, Contact Tracing, and Slow Streets

June 10 Update - Testing, Contact Tracing, and Slow Streets View this email in your browser For the latest information on the response to coronavirus visit http://coronavirus.dc.gov. Get Tested! …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 9, 2020 at 10:44 PM

Council Passes McDuffie's Use of Force Provision in Emergency Justice and Police Reform Bill

Council Passes McDuffie's Use of Force Provision in Emergency Justice and Police Reform Bill View this email in your browser For the latest information on the response to coronavirus visit http://coronavirus.dc.gov. …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 9:46 PM

June 4 Update - Need a test? Get a test. Walk-up Testing Available Downtown and Now at Firehouses

June 4 Update - Need a test? Get a test. Walk-up Testing Available Downtown and Now at Firehouses View this email in your browser Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic as well as other urgent matters. Fo…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 4, 2020 at 9:13 PM

June 4 Update - No Curfew Tonight - McDuffie Offers Police Use-of-Force Provision

June 4 Update - No Curfew Tonight - McDuffie Offers Police Use-of-Force Provision View this email in your browser Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic as well as other urgent matters. For the latest and…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 3, 2020 at 11:02 PM

June 3, 2020 Update - Curfew Tonight Starting at 11:00 PM

June 3, 2020 Update - Curfew Tonight Starting at 11:00 PM View this email in your browser Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic as well as other urgent matters. For the latest and most comprehensive info…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 2, 2020 at 9:10 PM

Polls Open until 8:00 PM Tonight. Curfew in Place for Non-essential Trips Starting at 7:00 PM

Polls Open until 8:00 PM Tonight. Curfew in Place for Non-essential Trips Starting at 7:00 PM View this email in your browser Polls Open Until 8:00 PM Tonight at Turkey Thicket and McKinley TechDistrict-Wide Curfew Tonight Starting at 7:0…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 2, 2020 at 12:35 AM

This must end.

This must end. View this email in your browser Neighbors, Following up on my statement from Saturday, as we enter a second day of mandatory curfew in DC and in the midst of protest and a pandemic, I imagine that the last week has been ex…
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
June 1, 2020 at 10:08 PM

DC Under Curfew Beginning at 7:00 PM TODAY - Monday, June 1

DC Under Curfew Beginning at 7:00 PM TODAY - Monday, June 1 View this email in your browser District-Wide Curfew Tonight and Tomorrow Night Starting at 7:00 PM Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered a citywide curfew for the …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 5:49 PM

Ward 5 Report: Stay at Home Lite Begins Today, Go VOTE, and DC Black Business During COVID Directory

Ward 5 Report: Stay at Home Lite Begins Today, Go VOTE, and DC Black Business During COVID Directory View this email in your browser Neighbors,   As you have probably heard, today, the Mayor's Stay-at-Home order is lifted in exchange for …
Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 2:18 AM

May 27 Coronavirus Response - Mayor Bowser Announces New 'Stay at Home Lite' Order That Will go Into Effect on Friday, May 29

May 27 Coronavirus Response - Mayor Bowser Announces New 'Stay at Home Lite' Order That Will go Into Effect on Friday, May 29 View this email in your browser Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic. For th…