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The Made in DC Program supports and promotes the city’s makers.
Discover locally-made products making the District unique.

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Director of DSLBD: Kristi C. Whitfield

Kristi C. Whitfield is an executive, entrepreneur, and urban planner with over 20 years of experience implementing change. Kristi believes deeply in the impact that place and opportunity has on the well-being of individuals and communities. Kristi joined the ranks of entrepreneurs in 2006 first as a consultant, then at the helm of a transportation and logistics company, and most recently as the co-founder of Curbside Cupcakes. Based on these experiences, Kristi is passionate about driving resources to small businesses and helping them grow.

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The FY24 budget planning season is here!
We want input from all residents. Share your ideas during this week's Budget Engagement Forums. 🧠

🗓 Thurs, Feb.9
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🗓Sat, Feb. 11
📍Eastern HS


Congratulations @Flavorture, on the opening of your new restaurant! 🎉

As the first #Blackowned restaurant in #WoodleyPark, Flavorture has already surpassed its threshold as an inspiration for future restaurateurs.

Need funding for your #smallbusiness? Apply for a #RobustRetailGrant before the deadline to receive up to $5k in business funding. ⬇️