Run for ECA Office!

Looking for ways to get involved? Run for office! Eckington Civic Association board elections are Monday, December 5th. Learn about the positions below, and email Hannah at hjputman@gmail.com if you're interested.   President General duties: The President serves as the convener of the association and presides over all ECA meetings. The President, along with all … Continue reading Run for ECA Office!

Important information about donation from Eckington Yards Community Benefits Agreement

At the June 6th meeting, we will vote on up to three Eckington nonprofit organizations to receive funding (a total of $15,000) from the Eckington Yards Community Benefits Agreement. The possible organizations include: Coalition for the Homeless, Inc (Operates Emery Work Bed Program) http://www.dccfh.org/programs/housing/emery-work-bed-program-ewbp District Alliance for Safe Housing, Inc. (DASH) http://dashdc.org/ So Others Might … Continue reading Important information about donation from Eckington Yards Community Benefits Agreement

Vote on whether to continue exploring Historic Designation

Hi neighbors, Due to concerns that the process for voting on historic designation was moving too quickly, the Eckington Civic Association board has decided to postpone the community opinion survey. Instead, we will hold a vote at the next ECA meeting (Monday, June 6, from 7-9pm) on whether the community wants to continue exploring historic … Continue reading Vote on whether to continue exploring Historic Designation

Upcoming Workshop: Energy Efficency & Old Homes

Saturday, April 9, 2016 1:00pm – 3:00pm Saint Martin’s Catholic Church 1908 North Capitol Street, NW 7 T Street, NW Entrance We all want to make our houses more comfortable and efficient. Green technologies offer opportunities to save money while helping to protect our environment and can be implemented without sacrificing the architectural integrity of your … Continue reading Upcoming Workshop: Energy Efficency & Old Homes

Oral History Workshop

Please join our upcoming workshop on conducting oral histories, aimed at documenting the experiences of long term residents in Eckington. The workshop will be facilitated by Marjorie Lightman   Marjorie is a professional historian, she recently curated the exhibit at the the Anacostia Smithsonian Community Museum:  Twelve Years That Shook and Shaped Washington, 1963–1975. Telling it … Continue reading Oral History Workshop