Breathe DC

Rollie Rhymes: A Tobacco Story

In this first installment of staff stories, our chief executive Rolando Andrewn uses poetry to share an experience he had with tobacco "back in the day" in New …

Until We All Can Breathe

Breathe DC is angered and outraged by the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. We join individuals, organizations, and countries …

Breathe DC Urges Tobacco Control Funding

Read Breathe DC's testimony urging the Committee on Health to fund FY21 tobacco control programs at $1.9 million, as recommended in the Mayor’s budget.

Using a Pandemic as an Excuse to Pollute Our Air

As we struggle to survive the chaos caused by the coronavirus, something inspiring is happening. The natural world is slowly repairing itself. But will the …

5 Ways DC Quitline Helps Smokers Quit

If you're thinking about quitting, but a class isn't a good fit for you, the free resources and support on the DC Quitline might be just what you need to …

Smoking and Coronavirus: A Triple Threat

Did you know that smoking is a triple threat to your health during the coronavirus outbreak? Now is a great time to quit smoking, because coronavirus and …

Community Updates

Breathe DC has canceled most in-person services, suspended some programming and updated several of our procedures for the health of our staff, participants and …

Thank You to Voya Foundation

Our thanks to Voya Foundation for their recognition and generous support of the "Our Air, Your Future: Creating Clean Air Advocates" collaborative

Yachad DC Helping Us Reduce Childhood Asthma

Thanks to our friends Yachad DC for working with our Breathe Easy program to help to reduce childhood asthma in homes throughout Washington DC

Avantor Foundation funds Our Air, Your Future

Our thanks to the Avantor Foundation for their generous grant to Breathe DC to purchase ozone and particulate sensors for "Our Air, Your Future: Creating Clean …