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Community activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Dee Curry interview, 2021-07-12

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_01.wav
Abstract

Ms. Curry describes growing up in Shaw and Eastgate, the influence of music in her early life, coming into her own gender and sexuality in her teens, joy and pain on the streets and in the clubs, traumatic experiences in Lorton prison, organizing against discrimination against transgender women, her continued advocacy, and the importance of helping and loving each other.

Dates: 2021-07-12

Denise McClain-Thomas interview, 2022-10-26

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc040_03_v.mp4
Abstract

This is an interview with current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee Denise McClain-Thomas, who currently serves in the role of Housing Monitor at E/BFSC's transitional housing program. In this role, Ms. McClain-Thomas monitors the needs of the young women and provides life-skills support.

Dates: 2022-10-26

Don't Mute D.C. Twitter Archive

 Digital Collection
Identifier: twitter_dontmutedc

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick interview, part 1, 2021-06-22

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc038_02_01.mp3
Abstract

Audio of interview with Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick founder of the Community Wellness Collective.

Dates: 2021-06-22

Ed Randolph interview, 2022-08-10

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc040_04_v.mp4
Abstract

This is an interview with current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee Ed Randolph, who currently serves in the role of Sr. Resource Coordinator tasked with locating affordable housing for E/BFSC program participants.

Dates: 2022-08-10
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Faith Wheeler interview part 1, 2021-10-30

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Identifier: dcpl_220_003_01.wav
Abstract In this interview, Faith Wheeler discusses how she came to live in DC and what attracted her to Takoma – specifically that it was a mostly Black, integrated, and friendly community where the neighbors looked out for one another. She talks about some of her longtime neighbors and the work of Neighbors, Inc., which she became involved with. She discusses her daughter’s schooling and the decision to send her to Sidwell Friends rather than Takoma Elementary School. She comments on her daughter’s...
Dates: 2021-10-30

Faith Wheeler interview part 2, 2021-10-30

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Identifier: dcpl_220_003_02.wav
Abstract In this interview, Faith Wheeler discusses how she came to live in DC and what attracted her to Takoma – specifically that it was a mostly Black, integrated, and friendly community where the neighbors looked out for one another. She talks about some of her longtime neighbors and the work of Neighbors, Inc., which she became involved with. She discusses her daughter’s schooling and the decision to send her to Sidwell Friends rather than Takoma Elementary School. She comments on her daughter’s...
Dates: 2021-10-30

Feed/Back Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00043
Identifier: 237
Content Description 4 oral history interviews (approx 60 minutes each) and the full 23-minute short film “Feed/Back”, a short experimental documentary released in 2022 in partnership with the Center for Story-based Strategy and Village X Studio. The film wove together a futurist narrative of escape with present-day stories of food service workers, many formerly employed at Busboys and Poets, a cultural centerpiece in the DMV community. It was awarded Best Director (DMV Short Film Festival) and honorable mention...
Dates: 2022

Felicia Jones interview, 2021-06-28

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Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_02.wav
Abstract

This is an interview with a current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee who has been with the organization since its inception in the late 1990s. Ms. Jones discusses her upbringing in Washington, D.C., subsequent move to North Carolina, and return to D.C. where she eventually joined the E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-06-28