DC Mayor's Office of Religious Affairs

DC Mayor's Office of Religious Affairs The Office of Religious Affairs cultivate policies that engage community and faith-based organizations. The Office of Religious Affairs cultivate policies that engage community and faith-based organizations in the creation of citywide programs and initiatives across multiple disciplines.
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The Office of Religious affairs also seek to establish and coordinate effective collaborations between District of Columbia government agencies and the faith community in addressing citywide issues. In addition, the Office of Religious Affairs collaborate with the Mayor's Interfaith Council to provide outside input into partnerships and other issues of concern to the religious community.

Operating as usual

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04/17/2021

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Questions? 1-833-4-STAYDC

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Need help paying rent or utilities? We've launched STAYDC, the District's $350 million rent and utility assistance program, to help you.

Apply today: stay.dc.gov
Questions? 1-833-4-STAYDC

#DCHOPE

Timeline Photos
04/16/2021

Timeline Photos

Today, on DC Emancipation Day, we remember the more than 3,000 slaves set free in the District 159 years ago.

Because a voice in government is fundamental to our freedom, today we acknowledge our fight for #DCStatehood.

We're looking for volunteers to help community members pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine! Join us for the DC COVID-1...
04/15/2021

We're looking for volunteers to help community members pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine! Join us for the DC COVID-19 Community Corps day of action:

🗓️ May 1, 2021
🕘 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm
🤳🏾 bit.ly/dayofactiondc

We're looking for volunteers to help community members pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine! Join us for the DC COVID-19 Community Corps day of action:

🗓️ May 1, 2021
🕘 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm
🤳🏾 bit.ly/dayofactiondc

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
04/15/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

What does #DCEmancipationDay mean to you?DC Emancipation Day is a day to reflect, remember, and celebrate African Americ...
04/12/2021

What does #DCEmancipationDay mean to you?

DC Emancipation Day is a day to reflect, remember, and celebrate African American history culture and contributions; honoring those enslaved Africans who struggled in bo***ge and fought to ensure their freedom.

Join @MayorBowser, @SecretaryofDC, @MOAAA_DC, and the #DCEmancipationDay Commission for a week of #DCEmancipationDay 2021 events.

RSVP ➡️ SecretaryofDC.Eventbrite.com

What does #DCEmancipationDay mean to you?

DC Emancipation Day is a day to reflect, remember, and celebrate African American history culture and contributions; honoring those enslaved Africans who struggled in bo***ge and fought to ensure their freedom.

Join @MayorBowser, @SecretaryofDC, @MOAAA_DC, and the #DCEmancipationDay Commission for a week of #DCEmancipationDay 2021 events.

RSVP ➡️ SecretaryofDC.Eventbrite.com

Join us for the DC Emancipation Day Virtual Kickoff Celebration “From Enslavement to Statehood - Representation, Identit...
04/12/2021

Join us for the DC Emancipation Day Virtual Kickoff Celebration “From Enslavement to Statehood - Representation, Identity, and Diversity ”.

RSVP: ow.ly/shAu50Eje13

Join us for the DC Emancipation Day Virtual Kickoff Celebration “From Enslavement to Statehood - Representation, Identity, and Diversity ”.

RSVP: ow.ly/shAu50Eje13

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
04/12/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
04/09/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
04/07/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay hom...
04/05/2021

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor
-Doctor not available or can’t give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you
-Stay home while you await results

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/31/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay hom...
03/29/2021

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor
-Doctor not available or can’t give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you
-Stay home while you await results

03/29/2021
Mayor Bowser

Mayor Bowser

To all celebrating the start of #Passover, I send you peace, joy, and hope. It hasn't been an easy year, but finally, we are getting close to seeing better days with family, friends, and those we love. Chag Pesach Sameach!

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/26/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/23/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay hom...
03/22/2021

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor
-Doctor not available or can’t give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you
-Stay home while you await results

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/18/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

MOAPIA Statement on rising anti-Asian Violence around the Country
03/18/2021
MOAPIA Statement on rising anti-Asian Violence around the Country

MOAPIA Statement on rising anti-Asian Violence around the Country

MOAPIA’s mission is to improve the quality of life for District Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through advocacy and engagement. MOAPIA advises the Mayor, the Council, and District agencies on the views, needs, and concerns of the AAPI community. We also provide recommendations on District p...

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/17/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/16/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay hom...
03/15/2021

Here are this week's testing sites in English & Spanish. Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/13/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/12/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/11/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

DC Mayor's Office on African-American Affairs
03/10/2021

DC Mayor's Office on African-American Affairs

Join us for Communities of Color & the COVID-19 Vaccine: Understanding and Accessing Vaccinations on Saturday, March 13 at 2:00 pm.

This forum is an opportunity to learn from and talk with community and public health experts. Come prepared with your most pressing #COVID-19 questions and concerns! All are welcome. Free event, no registration required.

▪️What do African Americans need to know about #COVID-19 Vaccinations?
▪️ How do we overcome the mistrust of the medical community?

📺 ➡️ Watch the event on @walkerbaptistdc YouTube & Facebook accounts.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/10/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/09/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Mayor Bowser
03/08/2021

Mayor Bowser

On #InternationalWomensDay, we celebrate you.

YOU smart, independent, and resilient queens accomplishing the unthinkable.

Though we've blazed many trails, we still have ceilings to shatter until all women get the #FairShot they deserve.

Here are this week's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and...
03/08/2021

Here are this week's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Mayor Bowser
03/08/2021

Mayor Bowser

This #BloodySunday we honor heroes, like late Congressman John Lewis, who put their lives on the line for the right to vote.

We push back against voter suppression. And we demand statehood for the 712,000 people of DC.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/05/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.-Symptoms? Stay home and cal...
03/04/2021

Here are today's testing sites. Save time by pre-registering at coronavirus.dc.gov/register.

-Symptoms? Stay home and call your doctor.
-Doctor isn’t available or cannot give you a COVID-19 test? Visit a free public testing site near you.
-Stay home while you await results.

We all have a role to play in protecting our community. Do your party by reporting suspicious behavior and activity to 9...
03/04/2021

We all have a role to play in protecting our community. Do your party by reporting suspicious behavior and activity to 911. If you see something, say something! #SaferStrongerDC

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Minister Thomas L. Bowen is the Director of the Mayor's Office of Religious Affairs in the Executive Office of the Mayor which serves as a liaison to the faith community in the District of Columbia. In this role he works with the faith community to determine their concerns, needs and programs. He works to develop collaboration between government and the faith community. He also attempts to foster government action to enhance and increase program efficiency and effectiveness of the faith community.

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Thank you Mayor Bowser and Thomas L. Bowen for the statement related to threats against immigrant neighbors in DC! #Sanctuary #SacredResistance