Kim Bright interview, 2021-10-20
Scope and Contents
D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Kim Bright was born in South Carolina and eventually relocated to New York where she was raised by her relatives. After completing college and working for one year in New York, Ms. Bright relocated to Washington, D.C. to the Edgewood community located in northeast D.C. It was here in Edgewood that Ms. Bright became an active member of her community through participating in Civic Association meetings and community groups. It was through her involvement in the community that she became aware of the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC). Ms. Bright subsequently joined the E/BFSC Board of Directors which she currently serves on to this day. Ms. Bright is presently employed with AECOM as a Senior Associate / Project Manager based in Arlington, Virginia.
From the Collection: 100 Gigabytes
This is an interview with the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative's current Board Member, Kim Bright. In this interview Kim gives insight into her childhood and how those experiences and values helped to shape her volunteer pursuits and community activism. Ms. Bright clearly captures her early involvement with E/BFSC and how her support and contributions to E/BFSC has evolved over the years.