The Alliance Welcomes New Market to D.C.

D.C. residents recently celebrated the opening of a full-service grocery store Read More

7 DC Cafes to Visit and Celebrate International Coffee Day

Did you know Oct. 1 is International Coffee Day? Today we celebrate coffee and Read More

How the DC Community Saved One Small Biz

After being sold in April for over $1.2 million, Southeast Capitol Hill Read More

Check Out DC’s Best Food Halls

Have you seen the news? Earlier this month, Thrillist shared their favorite Read More

Summer Restaurant Week Has Begun!

The week we’ve been waiting for is finally here! Summer Restaurant Week in Read More

Apply for the 2022 Food Access Fund Grant!

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development is officially accepting applications until Wednesday, July 27! Read More

Alliance Statement in Response to Bill Withdrawal

From: Afford DC, June 11, 2021 Our diverse coalition of working families, small business owners, faith organizations and labor leaders raised their voices to share the devastating economic consequences a new tax would have on DC residents, especially as our community begins to recover from the pandemic. Read More

Alliance for an Affordable DC Statement May 19th, 2021

From: Afford DC, May 19, 2021 As the D.C. Council Committee on Human Services prepares to hold a hearing today on a proposed beverage tax, hundreds of residents called for the Council to reject the tax because of the harm it will cause local small businesses, their employees and hard-working families. Read More

Alliance For An Affordable DC Statement Against SSB Tax

From: Afford DC, March 30, 2021 The Alliance for an Affordable DC strongly opposes the sugar-sweetened beverage tax legislation proposed by Councilmember Brianne Nadeau. We urge the DC Council to do the right thing and reject this tax that will only hurt the people they purportedly want to help. Read More

Statement by the Alliance for an Affordable DC on the 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

From: Alliance for an Affordable DC, February 5th, 2020. Today, DC Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt released the 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) affirming the city’s strong fiscal health outlook with “no material weaknesses or significant deficiencies.” The 2019 CAFR marks the 23rd year DC has operated with a budget surplus. Read More