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Give Local on Giving Tuesday

It's true that it takes a village to ignite real change. Be part of the village this Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement...

Bowser Talks Third Term Plans

Tuesday evening, DC voters re-elected DC Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) for her third term in office, the first Mayor to do so since Marion...

Home Alone: The Limits of Independence

Everything is going swimmingly for Christopher after his mother decides he’s old enough to stay home alone, “free to do whatever he wanted for...

In Memoriam: Buddy Harrison

In the summer of 2019, Arthur “Buddy” Harrison was suffering from pancreatic cancer. Early one morning, my then-four-year-old daughter got up early to leave...

Police Seek Suspects in Shooting of Buddy Harrison

Well-known local boxing figure and community activist Arthur "Buddy" Harrison was shot outside his Hillcrest home Saturday.  The 62-year-old DC native was shot just before...

Enter DC Library Haiku Contest

Celebrate National Poetry Month with DC Public Library! Residents ages 6 and up are invited to submit a haiku to the 2022 Haiku Contest....

The Hundred Choices Department Store

In “The Hundred Choices Department Store,” a novel for young readers (grades 4 to 7), Ginger Park paints a bleak but inspiring picture of...

NCB Grants $30,000 to Eastern’s IB Program

Temitayo Adeola hadn’t even considered Eastern High School until he received a package from the school near the end of his middle school run....

Pop Up Youth Vaccine Clinic Saturday Near Rosedale Rec

DC Health just announced a pop-up vaccination clinic for youth 12 years of age and older will take place this Saturday, June 26th at Peace...

Applications Open for Events DC Community Grants

Does your non-profit support youth activities in the District? You may qualify for an Events DC Community Grant! The program offers financial support to qualifying...