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Upcoming Forums for Ward 8 Councilmember Special Election

The mayoral debate at Anacostia High School nearly got out of control. What will happen when candidates for the Ward 8 City Council position debate?

Mayoral debate at Anacostia High School.

March 24th, Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club endorsement forum, Bethlehem Baptist Church, 2458 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE.  The moderator will be Sam Ford,WJLA-TV reporter.  Only candidates who are registered Democrats will be eligible to participate.  Anyone who is a member of the club 30 days before this forum will be eligible to vote and a candidate must receive 60% of the votes to receive the endorsement.  Potential members can join the club at  For more information contact

March 25th, Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, DC Federation of Civic Associations (DCFCA) forum, Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School, 2437 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE.  Tom Sherwood, WNBC-TV reporter has been invited to be the moderator.  The DCFCA will sponsor forums for the special elections in Wards 4 and 8 on its regular meeting dates (the fourth Wednesday) in March and April.   You are encouraged to become a member of a DCFCA affiliate.  For more information, contact the First Vice President, Philip Pannell, at

March 31st, Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Ward 8 City Council Collaborative Candidates Forum and Straw Poll, sponsored by the Anacostia Coordinating Council, Ballou High School PTSA, ANC 8C and other organizations, Ballou HS, 3401 4th Street, SE.  For more information,contact the forum chairman, ANC Commissioner Charles Wilson (8A05), at

April 8th, Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Anacostia/Bellevue/Congress Heights AARP Chapter #4870 forum, Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, 3845 South Capitol Street, SW.  Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher of the Washington Informer and former DC AARP state president has been invited to moderate.  For more information, contact the chapter president, Philip Pannell, at

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New City Administrator will attend Anacostia Coordinating Council meeting, Feb. 24th

 Anacostia Coordinating Council’s monthly meeting


Rashad Young, the new DC City Administrator, will speak at the Anacostia Coordinating Council’s monthly meeting next Tuesday, February 24th, 12 pm to 2 pm, at the Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place, SE.

Arrington Dixon, Chairman
Anacostia Coordinating Council (ACC)

Philip Pannell, Executive Director
Anacostia Coordinating Council (ACC)


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