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Greenleaf Gardens is a public housing community in Ward 6 that was established in 1959 as a family friendly community. These interviews of current and former residents of Greenleaf shed light on the sense of community at Greenleaf, discuss what could…

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Greenleaf Gardens is a public housing community in Ward 6 that was established in 1959 as a family friendly community. These interviews of current and former residents of Greenleaf shed light on the sense of community at Greenleaf, discuss what could…

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Greenleaf Gardens is a public housing community in Ward 6 that was established in 1959 as a family friendly community. These interviews of current and former residents of Greenleaf shed light on the sense of community at Greenleaf, discuss what could…

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Greenleaf Gardens is a public housing community in Ward 6 that was established in 1959 as a family friendly community. These interviews of current and former residents of Greenleaf shed light on the sense of community at Greenleaf, discuss what could…

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Pushing past the boundaries of theater, documentary and activism, 'Capers is a one-woman show based on the stories of families at the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing projects - also known as 'Capers - in southeast DC who protested the…

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The Langston Terrace Dwellings, twenty-five blocks from the Capitol, was the first federally funded housing project in 1937. Project architect Hilyard Robinson was determined to create a decent, attractive development enhanced by natural materials…

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This documentary discusses the unique situation experienced by many women living in public housing, focusing specifically on the women of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings in Southeast Washington, DC. The film is comprised primarily of video oral…

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Carmen James Lane of the Humanities Council of Washington, DC, and Kenneth Carroll of the DC Writers' Corps discuss their collaborations on the Council's City Lights program. City Lights was a program that brought educational programming to residents…

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Capers is a one-woman show based on the stories of families at the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing projects - also known as 'Capers - in southeast DC who protested the government-funded relocation and demolition of their neighborhood. This…

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In Search of Common Ground (A City Lights Success Story) is a documentary of voices, experiences, and images of African-American life in the South and in Washington. The film documents the Great Migration and reveals the common origins of many…
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