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Community Minute: Encouraging entrepreneurship and creativity among immigrant women

Empowered Women International (EWI) is a nonprofit organization that helps immigrant, refugee and low-income women build small businesses and become creative entrepreneurs. EWI’s goals are to create economic, market, and career opportunities for immigrant women and raise awareness and increase appreciation for the cultural contributions they make to the United States. EWI accomplishes this by providing mentoring and education that teaches practical workforce readiness skills for the American business culture in the arts and the creative industries. The organization offers a comprehensive model of empowerment, workforce development and self-sufficiency that includes a three-month intensive entrepreneurial training, a marketplace program and a multicultural outreach program.

For more information, contact:
Empowered Women International

320 S. Henry Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
571-312-4781

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Bob Odenkirk Mixes Laughter And Law In 'Breaking Bad' And 'Better Call Saul'

The actor's fast-talking, sleazeball character Saul Goodman has been known to bend the law — and to break it. The second season of Better Call Saul begins Feb. 15. Originally broadcast Aug. 6, 2013.
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What The Heck Is Natural Wine? Here's A Taste

Natural wines can be off-putting at first: perhaps darker than usual, a little fizzy or cloudy. Some find them charming, others unsophisticated. Here's a guide to this trending, quirky style of wine.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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