Learn how and where Germantown residents can receive a covid-19 vaccine.
Thursday, Feb.25 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Info Hub and local organizers will discuss how volunteer-led groups can avoid burnout and keep their movement going.
In early March, the pandemic had just begun to trickle to America. Businesses were open, and masks were not yet recommended. It was early and unclear how the coronavirus would affect our nation. But Germantown Resident Barbara Kigozi felt the effects of the virus before it hit America. Kigozi lost her 81-year-old mother to the virus in England, long before we knew this was a pandemic. Here is Barbara Kigozi, on losing her mother, and interchangeably, the most important thing in her life.
More than 450,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus disease and as the country grieved, other acts were born; a new generation of activism, mutual aid, and a renewed effort to take care of one another. One Germantown resident, born and raised, decided to gather these efforts in one place. That resident is Rasheed Ajamu, better known as Phreedom Jawn on Instagram.
One building will not make the cut for the Wayne Junction Redevelopment. Local developer Ken Weinstein is petitioning to demolish the historic Recovery King Building.
Germantown Residents for Economic Alternatives Together, or GREAT’s mutual aid program is approaching their first anniversary. Discover how the mutual aid program has helped families.