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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate the Opening of The Ethel, a Permanent Supportive Housing Apartment Building at Hill East

Sunday, February 12, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, February 13 at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser, former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, District leaders and community members will celebrate the opening of The Ethel, a permanent supportive housing building that combines housing, case management services and amenities to help residents transition out of homelessness and move towards a self-sufficient and fulfilling life.
The Ethel, adjacent to the RFK Campus, honors Ethel Kennedy and her legacy as a humanitarian and civil rights activist. With its 100 permanent supportive housing units, the building will act as a sanctuary to residents exiting homelessness.
Monday, February 13 at 11 am
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, At-Large
Councilmember Vincent Gray, Ward 7
John Falcicchio, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Brenda Donald, Executive Director, DC Housing Authority
Laura Zeilinger, Director, Department of Human Services
The Ethel
1900 C Street, SE
*Closest Metro Station: Stadium – Armory Metro Station*
*Closest Bikeshare Station: Stadium – Armory Metro*

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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