MedStar Health's DC Safe Babies Safe Moms Initiative is Awarded a Check at a Washington Mystics Game

What is District of Change?

Washington, D.C. has always been a center for transformational conversations and movements that have sort to better our society. We believe that we all are stewards of this legacy, and District of Change is our collective commitment to positive activism, elevated public discourse, civic engagement, and meaningful change.
The Washington Mystics District of Change platform focuses on four impact areas: Racial & Gender Equity, LGBTQ+ Equality, and Social and Economic Equity.
Join the Mystics players, coaches, staff, and fans making impact in our communities.

Voting RightsThe Mystics and Monumental Sports and Entertainment have teamed up with HeadCount to make sure you are ready to vote in the 2022 midterm elections and beyond!

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DC Statehood

Learn what’s at stake with DC Statehood, and how you can help DC become the 51st state.

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The Mystics are proud supporters of Everytown for Gun Safety. Learn how YOU can take action towards ending gun violence and directly impact community-based violence intervention programs.

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All Are WelcomeWe believe in full inclusion, dignity, and equality for all LGBTQ+ people. Our community is inclusive and believe there is space for all to shine.

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Assist DCd

The Washington Mystics players and coaching staff are teaming up to make the ultimate assist to help students reach their college dreams.

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Mystics Mentors

One in three young people could benefit from an influential adult mentor. Take the first step to closing the mentoring gap and become a Mystics Mentor.

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The District of Change Artist T-Shirt Collection is a community apparel series created to spotlight local artists, give a platform to women and BIPOC creators, and to encourage conversation around important societal issues. Local artists from Washington, D.C. create designs exclusively for the Washington Mystics and proceeds from the sale of the shirts directly benefit the artists.

Explore the designs from the 2021 and 2022 seasons, learn more about the artists, and discover how art and sports can come together to give voice to the purposeful fan.


What can I do today to make impact in the District of Change?

Vote – The Mystics and Monumental Sports and Entertainment have teamed up with HeadCount to make sure you are ready to vote in the 2022 midterm elections and beyond!


Support DC Statehood – Did you know that the more than 712,000 residents of the District of Columbia have no Congressional vote? That means District of Columbia residents, who pay more in taxes than citizens in 22 states, have no control over local budgets and routinely experience interference in local laws, local funding and operations. Learn more about the movement for DC Statehood and add your support.


Support the Mystics Fund – Inspire the next generation. The Mystics Fund was created by the Washington Mystics and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation specifically to support girls basketball initiatives. The Mystics Fund is a dedicated source of funding to help with the expansion of Mystics girls’ youth basketball efforts in the DMV including youth clinics, equipment donations, court refurbishments and more.


Attend a Game – Attending a Mystics game is a great way to add your voice to the collective impact that is the District of Change.