ZogSports DC

Posted April 11, 2019
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Creating a Sense of Community Coherence through the World of Sports When most people think of the benefits of sports, we might think about the health benefits that come with exercise or the importance of providing a healthy and safe extracurricular activity for young people in marginalized and vulnerable settings. While both of these benefits […]

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What’s A Block Party Supposed To Do?

Posted June 21, 2018
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A Profile with Software Engineer & Photographer Steven Taylor Talent is often found in the most unsuspected places. Steven Taylor is a Philly born software engineer and photographer who truly embodies the spirit of humility and dignity. Rather than taking the route of years of formal education into a profession, he has used the contacts […]

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The Growth of an Artist from Unsung Origins

Posted June 19, 2018
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A Profile with the Artist Chuck Styles “Creating art is a constant journey of one’s self” When most people think of professional artists, we probably have an image of a person sitting in an art studio or art institute, drawing on a stretched canvas in front of a window while listening to Classical music. Today, […]

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Fresh Artists: Helping Young Artists Gain Exposure

Posted April 22, 2018
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“One of the biggest challenges that artists face is trying to gain exposure for the artwork that they produce.” A traditional artwork exhibit at a local gallery can cost thousands of dollars, and most artists,more specifically those from low income communities, will most likely not be able to afford to showcase their work. Barbara Chandler […]

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Spotlight: Project Create

Posted April 22, 2018
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“Providing accessible arts education to promote positive development in children, youth and families experiencing poverty and homelessness.” The workplace is a fluctuating environment and now more than ever, where analytics and logistics once dominated, creativity and innovation have taken over. College admissions counselors and employers alike are no longer simply looking for academic excellence but […]

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Own Your History: in Prince George’s County

Posted March 22, 2018
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The famous author George Orwell once wrote “those who control the present, control the past, and those who control the past control the future.” Young people often consider history to be a boring school subject that requires memorizing obscure dates and hard to pronounce names. What few people realize is that understanding one´s history is […]

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Networking: Invest in Yourself

Posted October 19, 2017
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Whether you are an experienced employee or a newbie, fresh in the job market, networking is crucial to shaping your future. The key to networking, however, is to contribute. Similar to your bank account: if you don’t put money into your account, you’ll get nothing out.  Networking is all about building relationships and connecting with […]

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#HomelessLivesMatter

Posted October 5, 2017
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Walking back to your car after a going to a Washington Wizards or Nationals game, you most always find a good number of homeless people on the streets playing music or simply asking for a little something to help them out. Unfortunately, it is all too common to hear negative, derogatory comments made by people […]

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The Linner Foundation

Posted October 1, 2017
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Facing the growing need for health advocates who recognize the benefits of prevention and intervention among all ethnicities and diverse backgrounds, The Linner Foundation in Washington D.C. was founded to provide awareness and support.  The group’s mission is to empower families and individuals with care that meets the various needs of their clients as well […]

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Andromeda DC

Posted October 1, 2017
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Long before the Department of Health and Human Services released national standards regarding transcultural health care, Andromeda was serving the needs of patients and families regardless of their socioeconomic status. Since 1970, Andromeda has served the Greater Washington Metropolitan area in providing care, health services, and support to its patients with the belief that everyone […]

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