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The Other DC-A Tale of Two Cities

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Experiencia ofrecida por Paul

2 horas
Incluye: transporte, equipo
Hasta 10 personas
Hablamos Inglés, Francés

Qué harás

If you want to experience DC beyond the usual tourist sites, and come away with a deeper understanding of inequality, this tour is for you. This two-hour walking tour takes you to significant sites in historic Anacostia, a rapidly changing African-American community in southeast DC’s Ward 8 to explore the community’s history, and the city’s evolving story of segregation and gentrification. All along the tour, I will offer insights from social science on inequality as well as poignant stories from my own life and work with lower-income families and children in Ward 8.

Price per person for 2-hour tour: 1 person: $120 / 2 people: $60 / 3 people: $40 / 4 people: $30 / 5+ people: $24.

I'll meet you at the Anacostia Metro Station, and we'll walk from there to a scenic overlook up Morris Road, the historic Frederick Douglass House, the Anacostia Arts Center, the 11th Street Bridge, and the iconic Big Chair.
If you want to experience DC beyond the usual tourist sites, and come away with a deeper understanding of inequality, this tour is for you. This two-hour walking tour takes you to significant sites in historic Anacostia, a rapidly changing African-American community in southeast DC’s Ward 8 to explore the community’s history, and the city’s evolving story of segregation and gentrification. All along the tour, I will offer insights from social s…

Qué incluye

  • Transporte
    If there are four or fewer of you, we'll use my car to get to some of the s...
  • Equipo
    I'll provide a helpful sheet including arresting facts comparing DC's riche...
Desde $24
por persona
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11:00 - 13:00
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14:00 - 16:00
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$24 por persona
$24 por persona

Conoce al anfitrión, Paul

Anfitrión en Airbnb desde 2019
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I'm a former sociology professor turned nonprofit director developing programs in family diplomacy and international mentoring (details at learninglife.info). I've wrestled with issues of inequality, culture and power for 20+ years as an academic, activist and nonprofit director. As an aside, the tour is generally in English, but I'm a French-American dual national with Hispanic origins, and speak French and Spanish at advanced levels, so I am happy to talk some of the time in those languages, and include cross-national cultural differences in our tour conversation.
I'm a former sociology professor turned nonprofit director developing programs in family diplomacy and international mentoring (details at learninglife.info). I've wrestled with issues of inequality, culture and power for 20+ years as an academic, activist and nonprofit director. As an aside, the tour is generally in English, but I'm a French-American dual national with Hispanic origins, and speak French and Spanish at advanced levels, so I am happy to talk some of the time in those languages,…
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Donde estarás

I'll meet you at the Anacostia Metro Station, and we'll walk from there to a scenic overlook up Morris Road, the historic Frederick Douglass House, the Anacostia Arts Center, the 11th Street Bridge, and the iconic Big Chair.

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Política de cancelación

Todas las experiencias pueden cancelarse y reembolsarse completamente dentro de las 24 horas posteriores a la compra, o al menos 7 días antes del inicio de la experiencia.

Requisitos para los huéspedes

Pueden asistir 10 personas de 14 años de edad o más.

Más consejos

If it's raining or drizzling the tour will be cancelled, and you will be reimbursed.

Qué llevar

I recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes, bringing a water bottle, and if it's sunny out, sunglasses, sun-protective lotion, and/or a hat.