Across the Wards: Diverse viewpoints on a common mission
Last fall, students in George Washington University’s Sustainability Reporting class were sorted into pairs and assigned one of Washington D.C.’s eight wards to cover.
In D.C., the city is divided into eight neighborhoods, or Wards, each represented by a city council member.
Students reported from the wealthiest wards and those that face the challenges of poverty and neglect. But everywhere they met strong, resilient people who are working, sometimes against tremendous odds, to make their communities cleaner, better, and healthier