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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Investment Milestone for the DC Community Anchor Partnership

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, September 28 at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) will gather to celebrate a major investment milestone by the DC Community Anchor Partnership (DCAP).
Launched in 2017, DCAP is a high-impact collaborative of hospitals, universities, and utilities that harness their collective purchasing power to grow DC-based minority-owned business enterprises through consideration and inclusion in the contracts and procurement process. 
DCAP is led by CNHED and co-convened with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED). Mayor Bowser's Fiscal Year 2023 budget invested $455,000 and an additional $355,000 for FY24 for the administration of the program.
Thursday, September 28 at 11 am
Mayor Muriel Bowser 
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, At-Large
Keith Anderson, Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Sybongile Cook, Director of Business Development & Strategy, DMPED
Steve Glaude, President & CEO, CNHED 
Shinar Little, Founder & Regional Director, Foghill LLC 
David L. Gadis, CEO & General Manager, DC Water  
Kimberly Russo, CEO, George Washington University Hospital 
Cal Watson, Associate VP, Public Affairs and Business Policy, Georgetown University   
1000 Maine Ave SW
*Closest Metro Station: L’Enfant Plaza*  
*Closest Bikeshare Station: Maine Ave & 9th St SW* 

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].  
The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter. 

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