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.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 most vulnerable residents, and foster a more liveable city for all.

As the District’s youngest elected official, I am urging my supporters to vote for the following candidates in the Democratic primary on June 14th, 2016:

At-Large: Robert White

Ward 4: Leon Andrews

Ward 7: Vincent Gray

Ward 8: Trayon White

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.Continue reading “Remarks at the Teach for America 25th Anniversary Summit”

December Commissioner Newsletter

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Friends and neighbors,

I wanted to take the time to thank each and every one of you for making this an amazing first year in office. I hope all of you have had a great holiday season as the new year (and first ANC meeting of 2016) approaches. Thank you for your passion and commitment to making our slice of the District a truly liveable, walkable, and even greater place to live.Continue reading “December Commissioner Newsletter”

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.

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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 pollution, an influx of club patrons parking on residential streets, and a constant stream of trash caused by venue patrons.
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