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Brentwood (Washington, D.C.)

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Downtown Progress Records in Dig DC

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_025_005

Felicia Jones interview, 2021-06-28

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_02.wav

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

Gibby Thomas interview, 2021-07-02

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_02.wav
Abstract Ms. Thomas discusses growing up in North Brentwood, just outside D.C., her early sense of herself as different and coming into her gender and sexuality, other people treating her as a girl from a young age, the importance of support from her family, how D.C. was the center of things and where she found community with transgender women, sex work, the AIDS epidemic and working as a home health aide, her involvement with gay, transgender and HIV/AIDS organizations including Transgender Health...
Dates: 2021-07-02

Louvenia Williams interview, 2021-10-12

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_04.wav

This is an interview with the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative's (E/BFSC) founding Executive Director. Louvenia describes her early years growing up in Washington, D.C., educational pursuits, and eventual involvement with the establishment of the E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-10-12

Minnie Elliott interview, 2021-10-20

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_05.wav

This is an interview with the Brookland Manor Resident Council President, Minnie Elliott. Ms. Elliott currently resides in Brookland Manor and describes her efforts to bring resources and services to the residents of Brookland Manor. These efforts subsequently led her to collaborate with the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC). Ms. Elliott explains the impact that E/BFSC had and continues to have on the residents in Brookland Manor.

Dates: 2021-10-20

Sharna Williams interview, 2021-10-22

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_07.wav

This is an interview with a current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) participant who has been involved with the organization since 1999. Ms. Williams discusses growing up in the Edgewood and Brentwood communities, her childhood and becoming a teen mother, and her family's experience with E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-10-22