Advocacy

Our team and advocates communicate with developers, legislatures and other decision makers to keep our urban forest healthy.

OSSE Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders 03-11-2020

Councilmember David Grosso  Committee on Education  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004  March 11, 2020   Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the Office of the State Superintendent for Education  …

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Office of Zoning Testimony of Spenser Balog 03-06-2020

Chairman Phil Mendelson  Committee of the Whole  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004  March 6, 2020  Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the D.C. Office of Zoning  Dear …

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OCTO Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders 01-16-2020

Performance Oversight Hearing for the Office of the Chief Technology Officer Committee on Government Operations January 16th, 2020 Good morning Chairman Todd, Committee members and staff. My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I …

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DPR Testimony of Leah Harnish 02-06-2020

Councilmember Trayon White  Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004    March 6, 2020  Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the Department of Parks and …

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DOOP Testimony of Spenser Balog 02-25-2020

Sustainable Development Associate Casey Trees February 25, 2020 Performance Oversight for the D.C. Office of Planning Before the D.C. Council Committee of the Whole Good afternoon Chairman Mendelson, Councilmembers and …

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DGS Testimony of Leah Harnish 03-06-2020

Councilmember Robert White  Committee on Facilities and Procurement  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004  March 6, 2020  Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the Department of General Services  …

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Advocacy Portal

2020 D.C. Council Performance Hearings Asks Snapshots and suggested asks for your testimony for various District agency performance hearings (that you will submit virtually or read in person). View Our …

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Advocacy Works: Climate Ready DC

Back in 2016 the District Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE) drafted the Climate Ready D.C. Plan. The goal of that plan was to identify strategies to protect communities …

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Connecticut Ave Streetscape and Deck-Over Project Public Comments

May 16, 2018 Ali Agahi Project Manager District Department of Transportation 55 M Street SE, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20003 RE: Connecticut Avenue Streetscape and Deck-Over Project Dear Ali Agahi: …

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NCPC Parks and Open Space Element Public Comments

May 7, 2018 Surina Singh National Capital Planning Commission 401 9th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20004 Re: Comments on the Draft Parks & Open Space Element of the Federal Comprehensive …

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South Mall Campus Master Plan Public Comments

January 12, 2018 Matthew Flis National Capital Planning Commission 401 9th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20004 Re: South Mall Campus Master Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Dear Matthew Flis, …

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It’s no surprise that our advocacy centers around protecting trees.. Our large trees have taken decades to mature and it’s our collective responsibility to make sure they continue to thrive …

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Suraj Sazawal DOEE BOH Testimony

April 28, 2017 Testimony of Suraj K. Sazawal, Policy Advocate of Casey Trees DOEE Budget Oversight Hearing Before the Committee on Transpiration and the Environment Good afternoon Chairwoman Cheh and …

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Omolara Fatiregun DRP BOH Testimony

April 26, 2017 Testimony of Omolara Fatiregun, Chief Operating Officer, Casey Trees DPR Budget Oversight Hearing Before the Committee on Transpiration and the Environment Good morning Chairperson Cheh and members …

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Mark Buscaino DDOT BOH Testimony

April 24, 2017 Testimony of Mark Buscaino, Executive Director, Casey Trees Committee on Transportation and the Environment DDOT Budget Oversight Hearing Good afternoon, my name is Mark Buscaino, Executive Director …

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