Second Candle: Ward 8 Forests

For Chanukah’s second candle, DC’s Cross River (Black-Jewish) Dialogue encourages dedicating resources — including attention, time, and funds — to Friends of Oxon Run Park and Ward 8 Woods Conservancy. Also see “Memory Forest” event below. More on this dedication (and Thursday’s and Saturday’s) here —

POSTPONED: Memory Forest Tree Planting and kick-off event for Peace Garden
December 16 at 10 a.m. POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST
13th and Mississippi Avenue, Oxon Run Park Organized by Friends of Oxon Run, DDOT’s Urban Forestry team, DPR, ONSE, The TRIGGER Project, The TraRon Center, Coalition of Concerned Mothers, Momma’s Safe Haven, with specially commissioned artwork by Stephanie Mercedes. Rsvp here: https://act.everytown.org/event/moms- demand-action-event/39014/signup/

Image: Candle labeled “Environment and Ward 8 Forests”