Empower DC Invites You to the Grand Opening of the Washington Innercity Self Help (WISH) Public Archives
A Leader in Affordable Housing, 1978-2003
Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Library
901 G St. NW (Gallery Place Metro)
Washingtoniana Division (3rd Floor)
Archives training: 4:00-5:30 PM
Learn about the contents of the archives and how to use it in your affordable housing related research
Archives opening celebration: 6:00-8:00 PM
Featuring discussion and sharing from former WISH staff and members, and short film screening
Refreshments will be served!
WISH worked for the empowerment of low-income communities in Washington D.C. from 1978 to 2003. Among its accomplishments was the building of at least 15 limited-equity affordable housing cooperatives. Help commemorate the history of this important organization.
Made possible through support from the Humanities Council of Washington, DC
For more information or to RSVP contact Linda Leaks at Empower DC, (202) 234-9119 or Linda AT empowerdc.org