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EVENTS

2014 R.E.E.L. AWARDS
HONORING EAST OF THE RIVER LEADERSHIP

**Now Accepting Nominations**
Nominations for the 2014 r.e.e.l Distinguished Service Awards can be submitted by a nominee, supervisor or peer without regard to the nominee’s membership status in r.e.e.l. All finalists will be notified in advance, and winners will be announced at the awards program taking place during the 2014 REEL Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.

Nominations for the 2014 REEL Awards CLOSES on September 6, 2014 at Noon. Click here to learn more about the nomination process!

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Anacostia Playhouse, 2020 Shannon Pl SE, Washington DC, 20020

YOU MUST RSVP TO ATTEND!

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Home Buying Workshop
Presented by NACA and R.E.E.L.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A GREAT HOME BUYING OR HOME REFINANCE PROGRAM

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Where: St Elizabeth's East Campus Auditorium

YOU MUST RSVP TO ATTEND!

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Mayoral Candidate Survey

The District of Columbia (D.C.) will be holding a mayoral Democratic primary on April 1, 2014, where voters will have the chance to choose the Democratic nominee for the D.C. Mayoral General Election on November 4, 2014. River East Emerging Leaders (r.e.e.l.) asked all eight Democratic candidates to answer a series of questions that many of our members and neighbors have asked us to inquire about, and is aimed to inform voters about the candidate's stance on East of the River issues. Six of the those candidates responded, Councilmember Muriel Bowser, Councilmember Jack Evans, Mayor Vincent Gray, Reta Jo Lewis, Andy Shallal, and Councilmember Tommy Wells and r.e.e.l. has provided their responses.
Note: This is not an endorsement of any candidate. Candidates are listed alphabetically.

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R.E.E.L. Member Spotlight

R.E.E.L. is an organization made up of some amazing people. Each month we're going to choose one R.E.E.L. member and shine the spotlight on the work they're doing to empower our community. This time around we're featuring Ward 7 resident

Veronica O. Davis
of Black Women Bike DC!

Camp Aims to Expose Young People to STEM Careers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 5, 2013)—With America facing a growing shortage of minorities and women entering science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) careers, a locally-based summer camp is out to change the disturbing trend by exposing more young people to STEM fields. Twenty incoming seventh, eighth and ninth graders will see these careers up close during the East of the River Career Exposure Camp August 5-10, 2013 at the Southeast White House in Washington, D.C.

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