How a soccer mini-pitch replaced a basketball court at Petworth Playground

How a soccer mini-pitch replaced a basketball court at Petworth Playground

DPR made a deal with the US Soccer Foundation, who proposed giving money to create a series of hard surface soccer mini-pitches across the city, and the USSF wanted the first one to coincide with the opening of Audi Field. DPR decided that Petworth Playground would be the location.

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Students from DC SCORES are headed to the World Cup in Moscow

Students from DC SCORES are headed to the World Cup in Moscow

While the US Men's National Team will not be in Russia for the World Cup, a special group of young women (including students from Petworth) are set to represent the United States at the Street Child World Cup in Russia this May, and make a difference in doing so.  Watch the great video!

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Uniting with DC SCORES on childhood development and being awesome

Uniting with DC SCORES on childhood development and being awesome

One of the benefits of writing a blog that reaches thousands of readers is getting invited to work with organizations on some truly worthwhile causes. I'm really excited to say that Petworth News is partnering with DC SCORES, a non-profit that runs after-school programs at public schools around the city (and here in Petworth). It's going to be a great partnership -- and it benefits you, too!

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