Volunteers needed for ongoing Ward 7 anti-litter initiative


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Cause Areas

When

Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:00 AM - Thu May 25, 2017 02:00 AM

Where

Ward 7 Washington D.C various locationsWashington d.c, DC 20019


About

As a part of an ongoing project to clean up in Ward 7 Washington D.C A Cleaner Ward 7 is looking for brave volunteers to come out and help clean up in Marvin Gaye park while all of the brush is gone. I dont need many people for these clean ups just a few people who dont mind comming out during the winter (we will provide hot coffee) and cleaning up some long neglected areas of the park.

Below is a desription of the project

What is the "A Cleaner Ward 7 Initiative?

Well, this will be a multi-year initiative designed to increase awareness in the citizens of Ward 7, Washington D.C, about the problem of litter going into the Anacostia River and its tributaries. This will also be a multi-year effort to clean up the Ward 7 section of city.

I have been going out by myself, for the most part, over the past year and doing what I can. However, it would be more impactful if I could get some help from other volunteers, including residents of Ward 7. In fact we have already started the process during the months of April and May of more impactful clean ups with more volunteers which you can see at the following links.

http://www.acleanerward7.org/home/52116-52216-weekend-clean-ups-in-ward-7-d-c/

http://www.acleanerward7.org/home/joining-officer-medina-for-litter-enforcement-month-in-washington-d-c/

We want to help empower the residents of Ward 7 Washington D.C to become active in the fight to take care of our planet, because we are all in this together. As we move forward with this initiative, we are striving to assemble a powerful team of activists and volunteers who are willing to go out and do something to beautify Ward 7 Washington D.C through the removal of trash in our parks and streets.

The problem we are facing with the degradation of the environment is one that we all must contribute to solving.

Here are some videos of the Watts Branch Anacostia and the Anacostia, which is now full of trash after a thunderstorm earlier this year. http://www.acleanerward7.org/home/back-out-at-marvin-gaye-park-cleaning-up-the-natural-litter-trap/

If you would like to help us with this effort please click on the following link and leave us some contact information. http://www.acleanerward7.org/volunteer.html

Below are links to some of our clean ups comming up this week

http://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=2554839

http://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=2554862

Skills

  • Environmental Policy

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 time 2or 3 hours

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