The Bonds of Solidarity between Me & You

Posted September 17, 2017
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Learning to see and feel the needs of others as our own is one of the core elements of true solidarity. The injustices of our society unfortunately leave many of the most vulnerable among us to suffer their poverty alone and out of sight. While large government programs might attempt to alleviate some of these […]

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SOUL Program: From the Sport’s Field to the College Classroom

Posted September 17, 2017
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For many younger kids and teenagers, school is often seen as a difficult, dreary, and dull necessity that they’re obligated to carry out. The lack of motivation to dedicate one’s self to achieving a quality education has several causes including learning disabilities, lack of family support, and disengaged teachers, to name just a few. For […]

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DC Hand Dance

Posted September 14, 2017
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DC Hand Dance. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Let me enlighten you about this DC grown dance that’s still evolving and growing in the community. DC Hand dance is a form of swing dancing, they all stemmed from the Lindy Hop and Jitterbug, then the east coast did their thing, and the west coast […]

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Latin Dance

Posted September 12, 2017
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Have you ever seen someone frowning while dancing salsa or bachata? Me either, and you can get in on the fun with the many different Latin dance communities all over DC. Even the music itself makes you want to start dancing! Much of the Latin music we hear today has its roots in Cuba, where […]

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RealTalkDC

Posted August 31, 2017
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One of the most important things for a healthy life is knowing how to have safe sex. RealTalkDC is a Washington DC based organization that helps teenagers and young adults gain access to a holistic sexual education. RealTalkDC is an innovative program created by Whitman-Walker Health. Through social media and direct work with teenagers, this […]

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Summerhill Polo

Posted August 29, 2017
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What comes to mind when you hear of the sport Polo? High tea? Prince William on a horse? England in general? Not anymore thanks to Charlie Muldoon. Charlie began a pro career at only 18, has been not only US Polo team captain, but a head coach, is the sitting Executive Director of the US […]

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HashtagLunchbag

Posted August 27, 2017
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One little “hashtag” inspired by a very big dream has widen from the West Coast to the East Coast, rousing everybody — parents, kids, even celebrities— to pack lunchbags for people in need. The idea behind this nationwide grassroots movement, named #HashtagLunchbag, is very simple: Gather some of your friends or relatives to pack lunches, […]

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