Community-oriented programs, initiatives and partnerships

Throughout the year, the Commission supports several community-oriented programs, initiatives, partnerships, and recognition opportunities. Find the latest information and resources below.
#Here2HelpDC Awareness Campaign
Four District agencies charged with serving DC utility consumers are behind #Here2HelpDC, a public awareness campaign to inform residents and businesses about energy and money-saving initiatives that will help minimize negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch a webinar recording detailing all of the energy and money-saving initiatives available through #Here2HelpDC:

The Commission has joined the District Department of Energy & Environment, the DC Sustainable Energy Utility and the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia to share resources on: Search for #Here2HelpDC posts and information on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Learn more about the campaign and how it got started in HillRag, a publication from Capital Community News.
DC Telecommunications Relay Service / 711
 DC Relay/711, provided by Hamilton Relay, offers a 24-hour communication service using specialized equipment which connects people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to people who use standard telephones.
Each year during Deaf Awareness Week, Hamilton Relay recognizes leaders who are deaf or deaf-blind with the Deaf Community Leader Award. See past award recipients from D.C. in 2016 and 2018.