Thanks for coming out and celebrating the life and legacy of the late Oramenta Newsome. The tribute video that opened the April 18th Memorial Service is here and the “Phenomenal Woman, I Say!!!” video is here.
During the event, Mayor Bowser announced a new $2 million fund to help non-profit developers secure capital for predevelopment soft costs.
Named in honor of LISC’s late Executive Director, the Oramenta Newsome Predevelopment Loan Assistance Fund for Non-Profit Developers will enable developers to receive loans of up to $100,000 per project. Read the Press Release here.
In addition, on April 16th, the Hon. Eleanor Holmes Norton asked the House of Representatives to join her in celebrating Oramenta Newsome’s life. You can read the Congressional Record here.