Neighborhood Blog

Stop AAPI Hate

By DNDA Staff | April 5, 2021

Dear Community, We are still grieving with our Asian and Pacific Islander neighbors, reflecting on the March 16th act of domestic terrorism that killed 8 people in Georgia, 6 of whom Asian women, amidst a spike in anti-Asian racism and hate crimes in the US and around the world. We at DNDA stand behind this statement from the…

DNDA Youth Tutoring Program Updates

By DNDA Staff | February 17, 2021

In our last blog titled “Same Values, New Beginnings,” we shared the wonderful news that we had begun developing a virtual youth tutoring program to help increase High Point youths’ access to after-school, virtual learning spaces. We also discussed that this endeavor to build a neighborhood tutoring program is thanks to a King County Best…

Launching Family & Tutoring Programming in Delridge

By DNDA Staff | November 23, 2020

Same Values, New Beginnings: DNDA Launches Family and Tutoring (Virtual) Programming in Delridge Communities We are proud to announce that DNDA is partnering with King County’s Best Starts for Kids initiative to develop intergenerational, needs-based programming in the High Point neighborhood and DNDA affordable housing properties. DNDA’s new Delridge Family Connections Program allows youth and families…

Thank You for An Amazing Brunch!!

By DNDA Staff | October 14, 2020

THANK YOU to those who joined us on Sunday Oct 11th for Cabin Fever Brunch Bash, our first-ever DNDA virtual party and fundraiser! For those who missed it, here’s what happened at our event: A tour of the Delridge Wetland Park Remarks by Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Music by Daniel Pak Music by Clinton Fearon Poetry…

Police Reform and Restorative Justice

By DNDA Staff | August 1, 2020

Dear Community, Recently, social media has captured the murders of Black people at the hands of police and made visible to the world the terrors of police brutality, institutionalized anti-Blackness and grief and rage that are not new to Black communities. DNDA stands in solidarity with others across the nation who are yearning for more…

An Update on DNDA Partners Redwan Aman and Yusuf Beshir

By Erika Bell | July 31, 2020

We last wrote to you about the incarceration of DNDA partners Redwan Aman and his colleague Yusuf Beshir on July 16. Since then, we have learned that both men were located and visited by representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia. They were granted bail by the Ethiopian judicial system on June 28, currently staying with family in Ethiopia.…