Monthly Archives: April 2012

The District’s Emancipation Day

On April 16th, 1862 Abraham Lincoln emancipated the 3,100 slaves in the District of Columbia, a significant human rights achievement, and a huge step forward in the democratic promise and destiny of our country. The District’s Emancipation Day came months … Continue reading

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April 14th & 16th- We Need You!

We have a growing list of Congressional offices that we presently have meetings scheduled with on April 16th, 2012 to discuss HR 265, the New Columbia Admission Act. We need more volunteers to join us to lobby for fair and equal treatment which … Continue reading

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We Need You on April 16th, 2012!!!

Neighbors United for DC Statehood, the BNCA Statehood Committee, and the DC Statehood Alliance are organizing a lobby day on Capitol Hill from 12:30-5pm on April 16th, 2012. The focus of our day will be to meet with congressional staffers … Continue reading

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VOTE!!!

It’s simple, this is what democracy is all about, the freedom and ability to vote for who you so choose to become a leader in our various systems of government. On April 3, 2012 District citizens have the opportunity and … Continue reading

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