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Community Minute: Spreading the word about local nonprofits through theater

Hope Operas raises awareness of and provides financial support to local charities through original theatre productions. 

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Community Minute: Internships and professional opportunities for high school students

Urban Alliance provides professional internships to high school students. 

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Community Minute: Academic Assistance And Skills Development For Youth In And Around D.C.

The Latin American Youth Center provides academic assistance, community development, workforce training, and social services to young people in and around Washington, D.C., and Maryland. 

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Community Minute: Generating Jobs And Economic Development Through Food

La Cocina VA is a nonprofit organization in the Washington, D.C., metro area which provides access to job opportunities and career certification for unemployed and underemployed members of the community.

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Community Minute: Support For Children Experiencing Homelessness

The Homeless Children’s Playtime Project provides support services to children experiencing homelessness at shelters and transitional living programs across the District.

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Community Minute: Healthy Living Through Gardening

The Green Scheme encourages healthy living through community gardening and education. 

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Community Minute: Organic farm provides employment for adults with disabilties

Red Wiggler Community Farm provides employment for adults with developmental disabilities on a 12-acre farm in Clarksburg, Md.

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Community Minute: Boat building apprenticeships for youth

The Alexandria Seaport Foundation (ASF) uses boat building and boat-building skills to educate and train at-risk youth.

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Community Minute: Transitional housing for LGBTQ youth in D.C.

Wanda Alston Foundation is a transitional housing program for LGBTQ youth, ages 16-24, who are at-risk for becoming or are already homeless. 

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Community Minute: Afterschool and summer programs for youth in D.C.

Kid Power provides afterschool and summer programs to approximately 400 youth throughout the District.