WAMU 88.5 : Community

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better (LGFB) is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologists on Tuesday, May 1 at 1 p.m. In includes a 12-step skin care and makeup program and a demonstration on how to use wigs, turbans, scarves and hats to help a woman cope with the side effects of cancer treatment. This program is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Council and the National Cosmetology Association. RSVP here or call (301)493-5002.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support helps people with cancer and their loved ones deal with the emotional and physical impact of cancer through professionally facilitated programs of emotional support, education, wellness and hope. All programs are provided free of charge thanks to the generous support of individuals, corporations and foundations.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support: 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814


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As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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