Every year, ACC sponsors or co-sponsors several evening community meetings that attract hundreds of residents. The Anacostia Coordinating Council has been involved in hundreds of activities that address the daily needs of our community members. They include:
- Sponsoring Preschool Story Time at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.
- Helping organize the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Peace Walk and Parade in Ward 8.
- Partnering with the Congress Heights Community Association (CHCA) to sponsor the annual Black History Month program.
- Partnering with Martin Luther King Grocery and other organizations to sponsor annual Anacostia Back to School Block Party for students to receive supplies.
- Partnering with several organizations to organize the annual Mother's Summer Tea which brings together families touched by violence and homicides.
- Partnering with the Fairlawn Citizens Association, Historic Anacostia Block Association and CHCA to sponsor the community Christmas Tree Lighting and caroling.
- Assisted in organizing co-sponsored planning meetings to establish the Old Anacostia Heritage Trail.
- Organizing collaborative candidate forums for the primary and general elections for the past 20 years.
- Working with Korean American Grocers Association (KAGRO) and the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation to identify college-bound Ward 8 students in Anacostia and Ballou High Schools and the Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School to receive scholarships.
- Co-sponsoring East of the Anacostia River environmental conference with the Sierra Club.
- Helping organize community clean-ups.
- Giving small donations to community groups to pay for fliers and refreshments.
- Co-sponsoring the annual Ward 8 March Against Domestic Violence.
- Co-sponsoring the annual Congress Heights Day Parade and Festival.
- Doing collaborative events with the Anacostia/Bellevue/Congress Heights Chapter of AARP #4870 to serve our seniors.
- Serving as the fiduciary agent for the Ballou High School Marching Band, Metropolitan Police Department Citizens Advisory Council, Ward 8 Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the Congress Heights Day Parade and Festival.
- Helping form the Friends of the Parklands/Turner Neighborhood Library.
- Working with the Joint Base Anacostia- Bowling to establish a Young Marines Program at Ballou Senior High School.
- Working with the United Black fund to assist college students.
- Supporting and promoting programming at the Anacostia Community Museum.
- Leading the crusade against the sell of drug paraphernalia in Ward 8 businesses.
- Helping to draw attention to community concerns involving the status and conditions of United Medical Center.
- Giving support to the Ward 8 Farmer's Market at St. Elizabeths East.
- Sponsoring luncheon meetings to bring together the Ward 8 Faith Community.
- Working with Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) to organize restorative activities for the ex-offender community.
- Working with our local schools to help students fulfill their community service requirements through volunteerism at ACC-sponsored events.
- Working with the East of the River Community Court of the DC Superior Court.
- Engaging in collaborative events with every Ward 8 Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.
- Being a member of DC Vote's Voting Rights Coalition.
- Helping to send Ward 8 young people to Summer Camps.
- Giving monetary contributions to numerous community organizations and projects.
- Staying active in the fight against the District's HIV/AIDS epidemic.
- Supporting Ward 8's Community, Civic and Citizen's Associations in their annual events.
- Helping the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center organization philanthropic events.
- Sending a member of the board to be represented on the Anacostia High School Improvement Team.
- Serving as committed participants in anti-violence activities in Ward 8.
- Helping to organize numerous health fairs.
- Spearheading historic preservation projects in Anacostia, including 1996's H.A.R.P.- Historic Anacostia Revitalization Plan.
- Organizing toy and book drives for Ward 8 youth.
- Supporting a rowing and sculling program at Kramer Junior High School, to provide students with the opportunity to build their own boats.
ACC Has Donated to the Following Organizations since 1997: