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Trustify founder Danny Boice has been charged with fraud and money laundering civic

Jul. 28, 2020 1:49 pm

Trustify founder Danny Boice has been charged with fraud and money laundering

The Department of Justice alleges that the private investigator app company's former CEO ran a "fraud scheme resulting in millions of dollars of losses to investors."
Despite PPP funding, some small businesses in the DMV are still struggling civic

Jul. 1, 2020 2:57 pm

Despite PPP funding, some small businesses in the DMV are still struggling

"Starting next month, my cofounder and I will stop taking a salary, and we're moving all our employees to part-time in order to extend our cash on hand through the end of the year," said one D.C.-based startup CEO.
Nominations are open for the second annual .ORG Impact Awards civic

Jun. 25, 2020 7:38 am

Nominations are open for the second annual .ORG Impact Awards

Nov. 30 will kick off a 10-day virtual experience to honor organizations and individuals for their social impact work.
Software dev shop SmartLogic is donating funds to these 13 Black-led orgs in Baltimore and DC civic

Jun. 23, 2020 9:04 am

Software dev shop SmartLogic is donating funds to these 13 Black-led orgs in Baltimore and DC

Since it was initially announced, the funding pool for local social justice-minded organizations increased to $13,000.
Here’s how the FBI used a ‘spy plane’ to monitor protests in DC civic

Jun. 22, 2020 2:31 pm

Here’s how the FBI used a ‘spy plane’ to monitor protests in DC

The Cessna Citation jet was used to record video surveillance between June 1 and 6, according to Buzzfeed News.
Digital equity funding may get cut in DC. Here’s what you need to know civic

Jun. 17, 2020 7:25 pm

Digital equity funding may get cut in DC. Here’s what you need to know

Byte Back and 17 other local tech organizations authored an open letter urging Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Council to prioritize more digital resources in next year's budget.
DC Council voted unanimously for police reform legislation. Now what? civic

Jun. 11, 2020 5:55 pm

DC Council voted unanimously for police reform legislation. Now what?

The emergency police reform bill includes a ban on the use of chemical irritants or rubber bullets by law enforcement during peaceful protests and speeds up release of police body cam footage after shootings.
How activist group Freedom Fighters DC mobilized using social media civic

Jun. 9, 2020 6:05 pm

How activist group Freedom Fighters DC mobilized using social media

What started as a small GroupMe chat of folks who replied to a tweet less than two weeks ago transformed into a highly recognized group organizing thousand-person marches.
Here’s everything you need to know about Trump’s photo-op lawsuit civic

Jun. 8, 2020 5:03 pm

Here’s everything you need to know about Trump’s photo-op lawsuit

President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr are being sued by the ACLU and other groups on behalf of Black Lives Matter DC after the violent treatment of protesters on June 1.
I’ve been on the frontlines. How have you been doing your part? civic

Jun. 2, 2020 6:48 pm

I’ve been on the frontlines. How have you been doing your part?

We're experiencing civil unrest due to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. I've spent the last three days and nights out at protests in D.C. Here's my experience.

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