One Love Massive Block Party!



One Love Massive, in collaboration with GABIDDC, is proud to announce your favorite new thing to do on Saturday in DC. We are introducing:

The Massive Market Block party!

Imagine an entire city block of space filled with live music, DJs, live art, vendors, food, beer, cocktails and all the love you need to get thru your weekend!

The Massive Market Block Party will be held at the Brand New DC Pavilion on 5th Street behind Union Market. It holds 4,500 people and has all things [you could want!] Cornhole games, a beer garden a full bar and plenty of room! We even have a skate park coming this month too!

YOu are going to love it!

*** June 11th ***

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Video Killers
Funkhouse Music
The Unknowns

Workforce Opportunities coming through Partnership with UDC


GABIDDC is adding workforce training classes in Federal Emergency Response to Hazardous Waste Remediation. These will be funded through Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grants from the Department of Labor. This partnership between UDC/ARI/GABIDDC will provide 4 required certifications for construction and public space workers.

The course is titled Biological Chemical Environmental ( BCE-101).

The classes will address disciplines for remediation of Asbestos, Lead, Mold, decontamination and confined space issues, which meet training requirements for most jurisdictions and Federal projects.

People taking the course will be qualified to work in the above mentioned disciplines and in public space facilities If interested in more information please contact us.


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Get Involved Come hear Vincent Orange at the Cornerstone

GABIDCC would like to announce that DC Councilman At large Vincent Orange will be at the Cornerstone tonight at 6:00 PM, across from the Howard Theater, talking about Community Involvement and how we can transform our Community. Come meet him and get to know him, and learn about how we can make the Georgia Avenue community a better place to live and work by getting involved. Come meet and greet people, bring your friends! Drink some coffee or from the Cash Bar. Some of us from GABIDDC will be there!

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Make a Difference in 24 Hours!


Today we at GABIDDC are supporting the Black Student Fund’s efforts to raise money to help needy young people and students.

Make a Difference in 24 Hours

Accept the Challenge!

Today, Thursday June 2nd, is the United Way’s Do More 24 day! Do More 24 is a 24-hour online fundraising campaign that encourages donors, like you, to give to charitable organizations within the DC metropolitan area. Today’s challenge has the further benefit of having a benefactor who will double donations.

BSF invites you to support us by donating today on BSF’s Do More 24 page.

With your support you will help BSF Scholars continue achieving academic, personal, and professional success. As a reminder, your donation today will:

  • Help BSF scholars enroll in SAT and ACT test prep classes.
  • Help fund BSF’s Bishop T. Walker Award given to a graduating senior BSF scholar.
  • Help BSF scholars participate in BSF’s Community Day at Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home.
  • Help BSF scholars attend an annual outing at the Anacostia Playhouse.
  • Help families attend the 43rd Annual Independent School Fair.

For more on this subject please go to this page.

To Make a donation go to this page:


I donated, so can you!