Anne Phelps, Legislative Director for DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), will be awarded a Distiniguished Service Award by the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC. GLAA presents awards to local individuals and organizations that have served the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the national capital area.
You can read a legislative summary of the bill here, or visit the following links to read news reports about the Books From Birth initiative:
WASHINGTON, DC – At this morning’s DC Council Committee of the Whole meeting, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen introduced his “Books From Birth” bill to create a new early literacy initiative in partnership with DC Public Libraries. The bill was co-introduced unanimously by Allen’s ten Council colleagues.
Speaking this morning at the Southwest Neighborhood Library, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen announced he will introduce a bill on Tuesday to create a new early literacy initiative in partnership with DC Public Libraries.
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen will hold a press conference to announce the upcoming introduction of his bill to create a new early literacy initiative in partnership with DC Public Libraries.
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen Introduces Bills To Support Small Businesses, Reform Surrogacy Laws, and Improve Rail Safety In The District
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen today introduced the Small Business Incubator Act of 2015 and the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act of 2015, and co-introduced the State Safety and Security Oversight Agency Establishment Act of 2015 at the opening legislative meeting of Council Period 21.
On January 2, 2015, Charles Allen was sworn in as Councilmember for Ward 6. Here is the full text of his Inaugural speech and address: