Anacostia Business Improvement District
Supplements the services already offered by the District of Columbia Government and works to address the needs that are prevalent in Anacostia as discussed throughout the Anacostia Business District Improvement District Corporation’s business plan.
Anacostia Coordinating Council
A membership consortium of organizations and individuals involved in revitalizing the Anacostia and its adjacent neighborhoods.
Works to improve water policy through law and advocacy and green infrastructure. Works with public and private partners and local citizen scientists on polluted runoff, trash, combined sewer overflows, toxics and environmental justice.
Anacostia Watershed Society
Works to clean the Anacostia River, recover its shores, and honor its heritage. Encourages stewardship and enhanced connections between schools and the watershed. RiverSmart Program offers financial incentives for property
owners to install green infrastructure.
Audubon Naturalist Society
Works to educate a diverse community to preserve the Anacostia River. Conserves creeks and streams through advocacy and citizen involvement, and offers environmental education programs for individuals from pre-K to adults.
Community Preservation and Development Corporation
A Premier non-profit real estate developer dedicated to providing safe, high quality, and affordable housing to low- and moderate-income individuals and families.
Identifies issues, conducts research, and implements solutions for a variety of local problems. Advocates for solutions to pollution, including storm water runoff, sewer overflows, and toxic contamination to enhance economic development.
DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative
Supports all members of the Kenilworth-Parkside community in realizing their innate capacity to improve the quality of their own lives and inspire positive change in their neighborhood and the world.
Provides the District of Columbia with reliable and cost-effective water and wastewater services in accordance with best practices.
Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE)
The leading authority on energy and environmental issues affecting the District of Columbia. DOEE works collaboratively with other government agencies, residents, businesses and institutions to promote environmentally responsible behavior that will lead to a more sustainable urban environment.
Earth Conservation Corps
Empowers unemployed community youth to restore the river while building leadership skills. Plants tree and works to protect river wildlife.
A nonprofit law firm that advocates to protect the Anacostia. Successfully challenges inadequate permits and revises them for effective use. Requires sewage cleanup, limits storm water pollution, and establishes pollution caps.
East River Family Strengthening Collaborative
Empowers families, youth, seniors, and communities to become more self-sufficient through integrated and collaborative community based services.
Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc.
Acts as a catalyst to develop, nurture and sustain partnerships of residents, agencies, and institutions in the Southeast community and to create a healthy socioeconomic environment through which every child and family has an opportunity to achieve their maximum potential and to lead a productive life.
Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
A nonprofit organization that aims to connect people to the park through volunteer service, education, and recreation. The Aquatic Gardens are home to the only remaining tidal marsh in Washington, D.C., natural riparian environments along the Anacostia, and historic water lily and lotus ponds.
Georgetown University Public Policy Lab
A Program of the McCourt School of Policy designed to engage students and faculty in generating innovative solutions to complex and often intractable policy challenges in their own backyard.
Groundwork Anacostia DC
Reconnects citizens with the river to care for their environment and repurpose local land for the benefit of the community. Green Team Program trains high school students in environmental restoration; those students then partner with elementary schools to share their knowledge.
Institute for Public Health Innovation
Builds partnerships across sectors and cultivates innovative solutions to improve health and well-being for all people and communities throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Three hundred elected officials from 22 local governments, Maryland and Virginia state legislatures, and the U.S. Congress working to develop regional solutions to regional problems. COG is home to the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partner- ship and the Anacostia Watershed Citizen’s Advisory Committee.
National Park Service
Preserves and protects the natural and cultural resources of the National Park System for enjoyment, education, and inspiration for all people – current and future – to enjoy. Manages Anacostia Park on behalf of the federal government.
National Progressive Baptist Convention
Baptist denomination based in Washington DC with an estimated membership of 2.5 million people. PNBC was formed to give full voice, sterling leadership and active support to the American and world fight for human freedoms.
NRDC—Natural Resources Defense Council
Works with local organizations to promote green infrastructure. Encourages low-impact development measures. Using its legal power, amends building codes and regulations to support these development measures. Currently working to achieve enforceable trash reduction requirements in DC and MD.
The 11th Street Bridge Park
Works to transform the old 11th Street bridge into a new civic space for healthy recreation, environmental education and the arts. The park will connect communities with the river, reconnect east and west DC, especially the neighborhoods of Anacostia/Fairlawn and Capitol Hill/Navy Yard, and generate new jobs and economic activity.
The Urban Institute
Conducts sophisticated research to understand real-world challenges in a rapidly urbanizing environment. Performs economic and social policy research to expand opportunities for all people, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the fiscal health of governments and effectiveness of public policies.
United for a Healthy Anacostia River
A coalition of environmental, business, community and religious-based organizations advocating to eliminate toxic chemicals in the Anacostia River. Actively participates in educational efforts directed to the public, the media, elected officials, and candidates.
Ward 7 Business Partnership
A neighborhood resource for business retention and commercial corridor revitalization throughout Ward 7.