Photo credit: Maureen Porto.
Marvin Gaye Park is the longest continuous city park and creek in D.C. Since 2001, its decline from the previous decades has been turned around, cleaned up and once again made a place for people to enjoy themselves and their community.
The Josephine Butler Parks Center, which sits atop Meridian Hill, is Washington’s “greenhouse” for celebrating and advancing once-forgotten green spaces all across the capital and beyond.
When you meet Todd Marcus, you may be struck by his outward sense of calm—balanced with a kind of pragmatic realism. A true community activist, Todd runs the Intersection of Change in Baltimore, a nonprofit “dedicated to providing programs that enrich the economic, social and spiritual lives of those dealing with poverty related issues in...View