Street Justice

By Gordon Chaffin

This is Gordon Chaffin's newsletter. By day, he's a local journalist and current events storyteller living in Washington, DC. The goal: produce writing and multimedia -- civic participation resources -- that include, inform, and equip stakeholders with the least power to improve their community. On evenings and weekends, Gordon is a freelance audio/video producer and photographer. Topics of interest: transportation -- especially non-car transit -- plus housing, environmental justice, social and gender policies like family-medical leave, and education -- especially early childhood. Please send news tips to gordon[AT]streetsensemedia[DOT]org and freelance job inquiries to gordonchaffin[AT]gmail[DOT]com.

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#152・

She flipped off D.C.'s mayor

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters.📰 I'm a local journalist in Washington, DC: If you have story ideas or news tips — events I should cover — use my contact info at the bottom.🐶 I dogsit for a side hustle. I stay in D.C. du…

 
#151・

Back In D.C. + Dogsitting

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters.📰 I'm a local journalist in Washington, DC: If you have story ideas or news tips — events I should cover — use my contact info at the bottom.🐶 I dogsit for a side hustle. I stay in D.C. du…

 
#150・

I couldn't pay my rent and D.C. helped

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters.📰 I'm a local journalist in Washington, DC: If you have story ideas or news tips — events I should cover — use my contact info at the bottom.📽️🎙️🎛️ I'm an experienced audio/video producer …

 
#149・

My New Job: Deputy Editor at Street Sense DC

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters. I take freelance audio/video gigs such as professional photography, virtual and hybrid meeting production, or livestreams - bit.ly/GordonChaffinResume. Follow my photography on Instagram…

 
#148・

My Dad Built a Formidable Shed

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters. Follow my photography on Instagram and current events commentary on Twitter. I take freelance audio/video gigs such as virtual and hybrid meeting production or livestreams - bit.ly/Gordon…

 
#147・

Recordings & How To Support: Beach Drive, 9th Street NW, Anacostia Park

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters. Follow my photography on Instagram and current events commentary on Twitter. I take freelance audio/video gigs such as virtual and hybrid meeting production or livestreams - bit.ly/Gord…

 
#146・

🚨 Support Georgetown Extended Sidewalks - Due Tomorrow Nite

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters. I could really use your help job searching. I'm looking for a mid- or senior-level role in an organization doing public policy, communications, and/or political advocacy. Please hit reply…

 
#145・

Keep Beach Drive Open to People, Not Cars

I'm Gordon Chaffin and this is my newsletter to friends and supporters. I could really use your help job searching. I'm looking for a mid- or senior-level role in an organization doing public policy, communications, and/or political advocacy. Please hit reply…

 
#144・

Landlord Forcing DC Nonprofit Bike Shop to Move

I'm job searching -- bit.ly/GordonChaffinResume -- and I could use your help finding a job in DC or SE Michigan. I'm looking for a mid- or senior-level role in an organization that serves the public interest. A role in public policy, media/journalism, or comm…

 
#143・

Please Support Safe Streets in Takoma Park

I'm job searching -- bit.ly/GordonChaffinResume -- and I could use your help finding a job in DC or SE Michigan. I'm looking for a mid- or senior-level role in an organization that serves the public interest. A role in public policy, media/journalism, or comm…

 
#142・

Support DC's Ward 7 & Their Benning Rd Project

I'm job searching -- bit.ly/GordonChaffinResume -- and I could use your help finding a job in DC or SE Michigan. I'm looking for a mid- to senior-level role in an organization that serves the public interest. A role in public policy, media/journalism, or comm…

 
#141・

What we Owe and Expect of Each Other

I'm job searching -- bit.ly/GordonChaffinResume -- and I could use your help finding a job in DC or SE Michigan. I'm looking for a mid- to senior-level role in an organization that serves the public interest. A role in public policy, media/journalism, or comm…

 
#140・

COVID is Supercharging the Patriarchy

You're getting this email because you've donated to me, subscribed in the past to the Street Justice news organization I created, or helped my job search recently. This is a new blog you'll receive occasionally from me; to update my friends and supporters. Th…

 
#139・

Help Me Prevent Gentrification in Northeast DC

You're getting this email because you've donated to me, subscribed in the past to the Street Justice news organization I created, or helped my job search recently. This is a new blog you'll receive occasionally from me; to update my friends and supporters. Th…

 
#138・

Your Ideas Needed: NE DC Bike Connections Coming Fall 2021

You're getting this email because you've donated to me, subscribed in the past to the Street Justice news organization I created, or helped my job search recently. This is a new blog you'll receive occasionally from me; to update my friends and supporters. Th…

 
#137・

Detroit Bikeshare Job Falls Through

Hello, everyone! It's been a while. You're getting this email because you've donated to me, subscribed in the past to the Street Justice news organization I created, or helped my job search recently. This is a new blog you'll receive occasionally from me; to …

 
#136・

People Plan to Drive More, Use Transit Less After COVID

Americans’ driving levels quickly returned to normal levels after the March 2020 COVID-19 shutdowns but transit ridership hasn’t recovered beyond one-half previous ridership. (Image from UC-Davis 3 Revolutions Conference, March 2021)

 
#135・

Protected Bike Lanes Planned for Louisiana Avenue near U.S. Capitol, Congress Won't Permit It

This article was first published on October 26, 2018 at now-defunct news organization DC Commute Times.

 
#134・

H Street NE Needs Big Improvements for Safety and Transit. Here is Gordon’s Suggested Re-Design.

This post was originally published on January 4, 2021.

 
#133・

America Should Create Thousands of EV Charging Rest Areas

This is an EV charging station at the University of Toledo campus, Parking Lot 2. There aren't any bathrooms around and visitors are not welcome in campus buildings. So, I've had to find bushes to pee near the stream there.(Photo by Gordon Chaffin)