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There was a people’s assembly a few months back organized by OccupyDC… 50 community groups were present, one of them was Friends of McMillan… Just relaying info here for those concerned:
Friends of McMillan Park
A group of community volunteers who are in support of sustainable development and what is needed over the
longer term for McMillan Park and Washington, DC. We believe historic preservation and sustainability go hand in
hand and would like to see McMillan set a high standard as a great metropolitan park of the 21st century. Our goals
are to preserve the existing greenspace and defend McMillan against incompatible development, create a
development plan that meets the neighborhood needs while preserving the environment, create a community and
park designed to serve as a model for environmental sustainability & smart growth, improve quality of air & water
through provisions for planting trees, greenspace protection & transportation, and have public participation as an
integral part in designing the master plan. There is a Historic Preservation Board hearing on July 12 th.
NEEDS: Volunteers, donations, community outreach, submit your ideas