By Thalia Theodore Washington | Higher Achievement has served middle school students in DC for 45 years as an afterschool academic enrichment and mentoring program.
DC Action partnered with Black Swan Academy and Mikva Challenge DC during August to sponsor census internships for District youth to conduct text-banking and outreach in their communities.
By Luis Chavez | I’m a Parent Resource Worker at Mary’s Centers home visiting program where we provide materials and developmental support to new and expecting moms in the District.
By Michal Young, MD | A significant racial disparity exists among the certified lactation consultants for the District. We’re working with the Department of Health to increase the number of racial and ethnic minorities to better mirror our population.
By Rosa Peleaz | I am a registered family child care provider in Ward 4. When COVID-19 hit, I was immediately out of work and have been for over two months.