WES Blog – Trust: Collaboration!

As was evident in my smile, I suspect, I had a great time spending this past Sunday’s platform in conversation with Jé Hooper, storaë michelle, and Elyse Ambrose. We spoke about trust, love, and how to repair broken relationships–and so many nuggets of wisdom came out. … read more.

Help Needed with the Patricia Handy Volunteer Team

Dear Friends,
I’m helping Lula out temporarily, until she feels better, as she is dealing with a bout of medical issues.  Ross and I will be handling February.  Could you please review the dates below and let me know directly which you might be able to … read more.

A New Way to Support Immigrants with WES


If you would like to help WES support targeted immigrants, please check out the WES Immigration Support Team at our monthly meeting on February 12th. We will be in the Meeting Hall from 7–9pm. Pizza and snacks will be … read more.

WES Blog — WES: Trust in a Vibrant Community

It’s 11:02 pm on a Tuesday evening in Baltimore City. Outside, cars slowly pass by. The sky is white. Small, steady snowflakes coat the surfaces. Inside, 11 young people are enjoying lively candlelit conversations with Jill Scott’s “The Way” lightly playing in the background. The … read more.

WES Blog — On Transparency & Trust

In the past year, the company I run took a big step: we decided to open up our email process to be nearly fully transparent to each other. This meant that any employee could see any email sent or received—internally, or to our clients, with … read more.

WES Blog – Dr. King’s Vision & Our Community

As we have been celebrating and learning about Dr. King this weekend, and his vision for beloved community, I am brought to the question: how, exactly, do we create that?

On one hand, I know there’s no specific answer–we are all trying to figure it … read more.

MLK, Jr Day Parade Information

Parade Participation Overview

Thank you so much for joining us for the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk and Parade on Monday, January 21st, 2019 in Historic Anacostia.  The parade will begin at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE and Good … read more.

WES Blog — Beloved Conversations

It’s a joke that in one room of WES members, there will be more opinions than people. We prize our ability to speak our minds and share our many viewpoints. In the past few years, we have been talking a lot about race, racism, and … read more.