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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. 

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Community Minute: Healthcare for individuals facing barriers to accessing care

Whitman-Walker Health provides healthcare services to the Washington, D.C., community.

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Community Minute: Empowering girls through running instruction

Girls on the Run - DC helps girls in grades 3-8 in Washington, D.C., develop character through running.

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Community Minute: Protecting clean air, clean water and lands in the D.C. region

The Nature Conservancy is an organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

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Community Minute: Counseling for victims of sexual assault

The DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) provides counseling and support to victims of sexual violence and rape.

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Community Minute: Teaching youth to use photography as an advocacy tool

Critical Exposure is a nonprofit organization teaching youth to use photography as a medium of self-expression and advocacy.