Community Relations

HAWDC proudly represents member hotels on a variety of governmental and public affairs issues.

The Hotel Association of Washington, DC is committed to serving various community organizations by supporting the enhancement of arts, culture, education, workforce development, the Metropolitan Police Department, DC Fire Department,  youth programs and civic affairs. We share our commitment with public interest groups and citizens who are compassionate about improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their communities.

Here is a list of our community relations affiliate sponsored programs

  • Metropolitan Police Youth Advisory Council
  • Metropolitan Police Champs Awards
  • Shaw Citizens Organized Patrol Efforts
  • DC Central Kitchen

If you have any questions related to any of the listed programs, please contact Ejigayehu Diriba at or 202.289.8739.