On August 31, 2020, the DCFACES Working Group submitted its final report and recommendations to Mayor Bowser, in addition to subcommittee reports from the Engagement, Policy and Research Committees. Additionally, a research summary – the Persons of Interest document – contains information that the Working Group used for assessing each namesake’s legacy.
Read the DCFACES Working Group executive summary and recommendations
DCFACES Subcommittee Report and Data (Coming Soon)
- Engagement Committee report and summary
- Policy Committee report and summary
- Research Committee Report
- Persons of Interest summary document
About DC FACES
Mayor Bowser charged the District of Columbia Facilities and Commemorative Expressions (DCFACES) Working Group with evaluating named DC Government-owned facilities and make recommendations as to what, if any, actions need to be taken if the person the facility is named for is inconsistent with DC values and in some way encouraged the oppression of African Americans and other communities of color or contributed to our long history of systemic racism.
Facilities Focus Areas
DC Government-owned streets
DC Government-owned buildings (libraries, schools, rec centers, etc)
DC Government-owned parks
Statues in DC Government-owned parks
Other named public spaces
For more information, please contact [email protected].
DCFACES Working Group
Senior Advisor Director DCPL
Chief of Staff - OP Director – DGS Secretary of State
Director – MOAAA Chancellor – DCPS Director – DPR
Maryann Lombardi Jeffrey Marootian
Associate Director – DC Creative Affairs Office Director - DDOT