Mission: Ctdc is a nonprofit coalition of more than 200 heritage, cultural, and community organizations throughout the national capital. Cultural tourism dc and its members affirm the importance of culture and heritage to washington's neighborhoods and the district's economic prosperity.
Programs: Heritage & community programs: neighborhood heritage trails use photography and history on poster-sized illustrated street signs to tell neighborhood stories. Self-guided trails, along with summary guides available for the 17 trails. Ctdc continues to maintain a presence in the communities through its participation inneighborhood festivals, speaking engagements, and ongoing contact with its heritage trail working groups.
marketing & communications: marketing promotes ctdc programs and events through advertising, online information, special events, and collateral such as brochures, fact sheets and promotional items. These activities encourage neighborhood visits that generate economic activity. Communications promotes and provides information to the public about ctdc and its affiliate members, primarily through media relations and other publication activities, such as byline articles, and newspaper, radio and television interviews.
events: various program events held by the organization during the year, including passport dc, art4all, walking town dc, untion station, and st. Sophia's window.