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The Alliance for an Affordable DC is a group of residents, businesses, and community organizations committed to supporting and protecting neighborhood businesses and jobs.

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Our members are proud DC residents, business owners and families who make our city a great place to live.

Karin Sellers

"Here's The Scoop was never simply about ice cream but about community!"

Karin SellersHere's The ScoopPleasant Plains

Mustafa Misirci

Angelico La Pizzeria donates pizza and beverages to essential healthcare workers at hospitals throughout DC.

Mustafa MisirciAngelico La PizzeriaTenleytown

James Shin

James shin continues to operate his corner store in Ward 7, where residents rely on him for essentials.

James ShinG&G GroceriesAnacostia

Caple Green, who's lived in DC for more than 25 years, has proudly operated Eclectic Café Since 2014.

Caple GreenEclectic CaféMinnesota-Benning

José Solís

Since emigrating to DC from Mexico 20 years ago, José and Mirna Solis had a vision: to offer and share rich cultural experiences through food.

José SolísTaqueria HabaneroPetworth

In the News

Check out which Alliance members have been featured in the news.

D.C.-Area Restaurant Industry Pauses to Reflect, Rejoice as RAMMY Nominees Revealed

Washington Business Journal, July 27, 2021

Alliance members, Thamee, Stable DC, Oohh's and Ahh's, and Mercy Me, were all nominated for a 2021 RAMMY.

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Eight Stand-Out Sandwiches to Devour in D.C. This Summer

Washington City Paper, July 26, 2021

Alliance member, Buffalo & Bergen, appears on the list of stand-out sandwiches to try in the District.

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Neighbors DC Is a New Pop-Up That Supports Small Businesses

Washingtonian, July 12, 2021

Alliance member, Village Cafe, is home to Neighbors DC—a pop-up founded by Enica Barnes and Mahammad Mangum, which curates more than 50 local vendors, rotating seven to ten vendors each Saturday and Sunday.

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