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Mayor Bowser to Launch Direct Cash Assistance Program for New and Expectant Mothers

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, January 13, Mayor Muriel Bowser will launch a new direct cash assistance pilot program to support new and expectant mothers in Wards 5, 7, and 8.

When:

Thursday, January 13 at 11:30 am

Who:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Kenyan McDuffie, Councilmember, Ward 5
Jennifer Porter, Director of the Mayor’s Office for Women and Policy Initiatives
Angel Hawkins, Martha’s Table THRIVE participant
David Lloyd, Deputy Chief of Programs, Economic Mobility for Martha’s Table

Where:

Martha’s Table
2375 Elvans Road SE
*Closest Metro Stations: Anacostia Metro Station*
*Closest Bikeshare Station: Stanton Square SE*

This event will take place outdoors but masks will be required at all times. Parking will be available at the Martha’s Table staff parking lot.

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 watch from a safe, virtual space. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos