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Walter Deleon: one of the “8 Latinx Men to Watch.”

Commissioner Walter Deleon was recently featured in BeVisible piece as one of eight "latinx men to watch." Read the full article here. https://twitter.com/DeleonForDC/status/747542861613240322

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Remarks at the Teach for America Corps of 2016 Reception

Walter Deleon made the following remarks to the Teach for America Corps of 2016 Induction Dinner. He talked briefly about the value of public service, the capacity of everyone to foster change in their communities, and the issues he tackles everyday as Commissioner. Good evening everyone, Thank you so much to Teach for America for hosting me, … Continue reading Remarks at the Teach for America Corps of 2016 Reception

Commissioner Deleon Announces Endorsements for the June 14th Democratic Primary

At this critically important time for the District, we need progressive leaders who are able to deliver results for our great city. In two weeks almost half of the DC Council will be up for election and now more than ever, we need leaders who are willing to fight inequality, stand up for the District's … Continue reading Commissioner Deleon Announces Endorsements for the June 14th Democratic Primary

Meeting Reminder & Statement on Mayor’s Proposed Ward 5 Shelter

Friends and neighbors, I wanted to remind every resident in 5C02 of a very important meeting that will take place tonight at 6:30 at New Canaan Baptist Church on 2826 Bladensburg Road, NE. Tonight's meeting will be one of the eight hosted concurrently (in each Ward) by the Mayor's office to discuss the Administration's proposal to close DC … Continue reading Meeting Reminder & Statement on Mayor’s Proposed Ward 5 Shelter

Remarks at the Teach for America 25th Anniversary Summit

Walter Deleon made the following remarks to the Teach for America 25th Anniversary Summit. He talked briefly about the value of public service, the capacity of everyone to foster change in their communities, and the issues he tackles everyday as Commissioner. Good afternoon everyone, Thank you so much to Teach for America for hosting us, all of … Continue reading Remarks at the Teach for America 25th Anniversary Summit

Are you a DC College Student? Then Councilmember McDuffie’s bill is bad news for you.

In light of Alonzo Smith's death under the hands of a Special Police Officer (SPO), Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie's latest Bill is extremely concerning. If approved by the DC Council, the Councilmember's Bill will allow all University Campus Police Officers, which are SPO's, to enforce their respective Univeristy's Student Code of Conduct off-campus. See the full … Continue reading Are you a DC College Student? Then Councilmember McDuffie’s bill is bad news for you.

What Commissioner Deleon’s Proposed Moratorium means for 5C02

EDIT: The Commissioner's Resolution for a Moratorium was approved unanimously by all Commissioners present at the December meeting. With a collective capacity of over 7,000 patrons, there is no more room for any for nightlife establishment in the Queens Chapel Road corridor of 5C02. For decades, residents of the greater Woodridge Community have battled noise … Continue reading What Commissioner Deleon’s Proposed Moratorium means for 5C02