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The Made in DC Program supports and promotes the city’s makers.
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Director of DSLBD: Kristi Whitfield

Kristi 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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Today, I'm ordering a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7.

Breaking News #SmallBizDC Community: @MayorBowser Introduces Legislation to Strengthen #CBE Law and Increase Access to Opportunities for District-Based Businesses.

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