DCFPI welcomes Claire Goldberg as our new Digital Communications Associate!
Police Budget Remains Flat Despite Big Investments in Officer Recruitment and Retention
DC’s approved police budget is remaining relatively flat, on net and when accounting for inflation, despite the Mayor and DC Council enacting significant investments to expand the police force.
DCFPI welcomes Todd Gray as our new Director of Institutional Advancement
DCFPI welcomes Todd Gray as our new Director of Institutional Advancement!
DCFPI welcomes Caitlin C. Schnur as our new Deputy Policy Director
DCFPI welcomes Caitlin C. Schnur, DCFPI’s new Deputy Policy Director!
Major Housing Production Investments in FY 2023 Budget Fall Short of Holistic, Anti-Displacement Strategy
Given the enormity of its affordable housing crisis, the District needs a thoughtful anti-displacement strategy that pairs long-term solutions with programs that meet residents’ urgent needs, and strong oversight of both.
DC Council Advances Recovery with First Budget Vote, But More Work Remains
The DC Council voted unanimously this week to advance the fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget, which goes beyond the Mayor’s proposal to make critical investments in many of DC’s most underserved communities.
DC Council Should Mandate Greater Transparency in the Police Budget
At tomorrow’s preliminary vote on the fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget, DC Council is expected to take up the MPD Budget and Staffing Transparency Budget Support Act Amendment.
DC Can Do More to Improve Economic Security for Mothers
This Mother’s Day, DC Councilmembers have the opportunity to celebrate the District’s mothers, birthing parents, and caregivers through action.
Groundbreaking Investments in Affordable Housing Should Come With Increased Transparency and Oversight
Creating and preserving truly affordable housing is critical to disrupting historical harm and advancing racial equity in the District and this massive investment could go a long way towards addressing DC’s affordable housing crisis
How to Testify Effectively before the DC Council
As a resident of DC, your experiences with government services such as public schools, garbage collection, and financial support—positive or negative—can help inform policymakers’ decisions about the funding we collectively raise from taxes and fees and […]