(Washington, DC) – On Tuesday, March 26, at 2:15 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner will host the fifth annual March Madness, a special preview of new and upcoming development projects to provide more quality affordable housing, support for small businesses and job opportunities for all District residents.
Mayor Bowser will also participate in a panel discussion with US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to highlight how the Opportunity Zones program can be leveraged to support economic growth and inclusive development in underserved communities.
Mayor Bowser will also announce the recipients of the Fiscal Year 2019 Dream Grants, which support new or existing microbusinesses owned and operated by residents in Wards 7 and 8.
Tuesday, March 26, at 2:15 pm
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Senator Tim Scott (R-SC)
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Entertainment and Sports Arena
1100 Oak Drive, SE
*Closest Metro Station: Congress Heights Station*
All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected] . To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).