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Our Vision

District Bridges’ vision is to thrive together in equitable, resilient, connected communities here in DC and beyond.

Our Impact

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Building Better Together

We’ve found that, too often, community development work falls into two camps – the theoretical, with fascinating potential but little actionable and measurable activities, and the practical, which is often undertaken in a silo with little connection to resources, theory, or history. We leverage our collective expertise, practical tools, and on-the-ground experience of our community development professionals, helping leaders define, achieve, and measure success to the benefit of all. Our approach to community-based economic development offers a unique opportunity to pilot new initiatives that encourage comprehensive stakeholder engagement and feedback while fostering collaboration and information-sharing.

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2021 U Street Main Street Gift Guide

Can you believe the holidays are already here? After nearly two years of a worldwide pandemic, it’s more important than ever to support our small businesses as we shop for gifts. We’ve rounded up some awesome U Street businesses to check out as you start your search for the perfect present!

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