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January 27, 2022


Rhonda Hamilton – (240) 274-9436;

Mr. Perry Redd – (202) 717-7729;


(WASHINGTON, DC) -The Healthy DC & Me Leadership Coalition of Advocates will meet with At-Large Councilmember Robert White and his staff, along with the newly reformed Woodberry Village Tenant Association President Ms. Cornelia Hill, her fellow members, & co-residents, to discuss their ongoing housing and tenant rights violations.

Far too many families residing in Woodberry Village apartments in S.E., Ward 8 Washington, D.C. have been enduring and continue to endure under the management and ownership of the Capital Realty Group, violations of their D.C. tenant rights.  There has been at least a total of 13 District & Federal systems who have been made aware of the existence of the Capital Realty Group’s violations and horrendous treatment of this community of predominantly Black families whose tenant and human rights were violated by the Capital Realty Group without the appropriate enforcement of the law from the Office of the Attorney General, Mr. Karl Racine, who has refused to sight the Capital Realty Group for slumlord and criminal violations.

Today on one of the District’s coldest days, members of the Coalition are demanding that At-Large Councilmember Robert White acknowledged the need for immediate and transparent leadership regarding the on-going housing violation matters at Woodberry Village in S.E. Ward 8, Washington, D.C.

The Coalition leaders along with the newly reformed Woodberry Village tenant association are demanding that the D.C. Council offer the tenants of Woodberry Village apartments the following:

  • The Capital Realty Group be fined & assessed under the D.C. Tenants’ Rights Act.
  • Retroactively Reimburse the tenants for the failure of District systems to act on their behalf.
  • Prosecute Capital Realty for violating The Act.
  • Publicly declare support for the families and tenants of Woodberry Village apartments.
  • Hold hearings to publicly acknowledge & allow the Woodberry families stories to be heard.

The violation of any human being’s rights is a travesty.  The Healthy D.C. & Me Leadership Coalition is deeply concerned about a city, (District of Columbia), and a federal government that would not immediately act to enforce the law when American citizen’s human rights are knowingly being violated.

Stand with our leadership Coalition and the families of Woodberry Village today as we call for transparent accountability and continue to seek justice on behalf of the Woodberry Village families from the following failed District & Federal systems:

  • Trayon White, Ward 8 Councilmember
  • Mayor Muriel Bowser
  • Office of the Attorney General, Karl Racine
  • Office of the Tenant Advocate
  • D.C. Council
  • H.U.D.
  • Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s office
  • Fire Marshall
  • D.C.R.A.
  • Committee on Housing & Executive Administration
  • Office of the Inspector General
  • City Auditor
  • Bread for the City


Enough is enough! It has been almost 1-year since the Healthy DC & Me Leadership Coalition began our advocacy for the violation of rights for the families of Woodberry Village, their diminished mental states and living circumstances.  Mental health matters and it always will.  D.C. families with ongoing housing issues are also being subjected to ongoing mental health challenges and exposures unhealthily.

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to progress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”  Frederick Douglass

The need for comprehensive & culturally appropriate systems of care and oversight in the District is immediate!

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Capital City Emergency “Level II” Trauma & Wellness Center in Ward 8 S.E. Washington, D.C., to help address Health Equity in Low-Income Communities of the District of Columbia.

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The Capital City Emergency “Level II” Trauma & Wellness Center will house a “state of the art” Outreach Community Resource Center, that will provide case management, mental health community advocacy, and oversight from the M.I. Mother’s Keeper mental health advocates. 
The Capital City Emergency “Level II” Trauma & Wellness Center will offer patrons access to immediate coverage by general surgeons as well as coverage by the specialties of orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, radiology and critical care.
Our goal is to help people in the best way possible in an effort to preserve and to save more lives in the Nation’s Capital and beyond.

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Gunshot Victim
Life Threatening Wounds
Physical Assault Victim
Severely Injured Auto Accident Victim
Burn Victim
Choking & Breathing Obstructions
and more…


Child Sex Assault Victim
Domestic Violence Victim
Drug Overdose
Rape/Sex Crime Victim
Suicide Watch
Trafficking Victim
Nervous Breakdown
and more…

Mental Health

At Capital City Emergency Trauma & Wellness Center patrons with mental health emergencies that include life threatening situations in which an individual is imminently threatening harm to self or others, severely disoriented or out of touch with reality, has a severe inability to function or is otherwise distraught and out of control, will have access to quality and psychiatric emergency services and referrals.

Physical Health

Whether your life threatening medical emergency involves excessive or uncontrollable bleeding, head injury. difficulty with breathing, severe pain, heart attack, vision impairments, stroke, physically collapsing, or seizure related, rest assured that our professionals will properly assess and evaluate the level of response that will be most needed to help provide stabilized care solutions and minimize complications as well as reduce early mortality.

Holistic Healthcare

We offer healthcare solutions that will support the whole person which includes their physical, psychological, emotional, social, & spiritual wellbeing. Research supports that because your mental state can affect your overall health we support and offer the inclusion of complimentary and alternative medicine(CAM) practitioners and naturopathic doctor recommendations and referrals as a part of our Outreach Community Resource Center’s care regimen and support.


Emergency care can typically result in traumatic injuries for which rehabilitation becomes an essential component of care in trying to achieve the best long-term outcomes for the patient. In addition to speeding up recovery times and helping to prevent further complications, rehabilitative care also helps to support a patient’s self-managed recovery once discharged from our facility. Our Outreach Community Resource Center works closely with our trauma center’s discharge department to assure that patrons requiring these services are linked with qualified professionals who will be accountable to the standard of care required to help the patron be successful in their recovery.

Social Services

Our “state of the art” Outreach Community Resource Center intends to promote “expansive” beneficial community enriching services, programs, case management, & linkage to “approved” partner resources and supports in all of the following intended areas and more:

Social Services

  • Clothing
  • Food Pantry
  • Housing/Shelter
  • I.D. Credentials
  • Senior Wellness Check
  • Toiletries
  • Transportation
  • Etc.

Extended Family Services

  • Child Care
  • Credit Counseling
  • Family Court Services
  • Legal Aide

Career Training

  • Apprenticeship programs
  • Computer/Graphics Training
  • Culinary Program  
  • GED Courses
  • Hospitality Training
  • Job Etiquette & Grooming
  • Resume’ Prep
  • Sales Training
  • Software/Technology workshops
  • Small Business Training

Return Citizen
Program Partner
(Bridging the Gap)

  • Case Management
  • Temporary Boarding/Housing
  • Transitional Program Registration

Prevention/Intervention Outreach,
Workshops, & Programs

  • After-school Behavioral Health Program
  • Civic Engagement / Volunteer Sign-up
  • Fatherhood Rites of Passage
  • Gun Violence Town Hall Forum
  • Life Coaching & Coping Strategies
  • Marriage Counseling Workshops
  • Medicare Informational Workshops
  • Mentorship Training
  • Parental Classes
  • Support Groups
  • Town Hall Discussions
  • Violence De-Escalation Training
  • Voter Registration

Nutritional Outreach

  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Dietary Programs
  • Exercise Classes
  • Recipe Sharing Workshops
  • Meal Prep

Community Outreach

The Healthy DC & Me Leadership Coalition is partnering with the M.I. Mother’s Keeper Mental Health advocacy organization to provide outreach services on the community level as an aid in reducing the existent health inequities that many District citizens are facing as a direct result of the presence of debilitating social determinants and the lack of culturally appropriate care choices and realities for community members residing in marginalized and lower-income communities.

It is the vision and intentions of the M.I. Mother’s Keeper Mental Health Advocates organization to help improve the quality of living for citizens living in our Nation’s Capital and beyond by overseeing the delicate linkage to services and by maintaining higher standards of care accountability for deserving citizens of the Nation’s Capital.

For more information or to enroll as one of our service providers, please email us at: