March 2018 – Girls Who Code

Our Girls Who Code event took place on March 24, 2018.  Girls in grades 6 through 12 had the opportunity to learn key skills for creating apps, websites and new software solutions.

January 2018 – Citywide Robotics Tournament

On January 20, 2018, the Daniel A Payne Community Development Corporation hosted its first citywide elementary and middle school robotics tournament.  Over 20 teams participated and nearly 230 people attended the event.    The teams were competing for the VEX IQ challenge DC league championship.  This was the 2nd of 3 match challenge competitions to determine

October 2017 – National Museum of Health and Medicine
Science Discovery Day at the University of the District Of Columbia

On October 24, 2017, the DAPCDC’s Percy Julian Institute hosted students from the Washington Jesuit Academy and Walker Mill Middle School at the National Museum of Health and Medicine located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The NMHM docents engaged students in rich discussions about museum, the evolution of medicine, particularly applications to battlefield injuries. The students

October 2017 – DAPCDC Visits College Park Aviation Museum

On October 5, 2017, the Daniel A. Payne CDC’s Percy Julian hosted an event at the College Park Aviation Museum for students from the Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science.  The students toured the museum, learned about the history and science of flight and engaged in STEM-based interactive activities that helped them understand

November 2015 – Civic Engagement (Health)

November 2015 – Civic Engagement (Health) For the sixth consecutive year, in partnership with Metropolitan AME, chapters of The Links, Inc., and local premier practitioners, Donor Sabbath, a national observance to increase awareness within the Black community about organ and tissue donation and transplantation, was held on November 8, 2015 at MAMEC. Approximately 700 individuals

November 2015 – Economic Empowerment And Financial Literacy Event

November 2015 – Economic Empowerment And Financial Literacy Event For the fourth consecutive year, the Daniel A Payne CDC collaborated with PBS’ long-running personal finance show Moneywise with Kelvin Boston, and other strategic partners such as SunTrust and Industrial Bank, to host the Moneywise Financial Empowerment Summit. This event promoted financial, physical, and spiritual health