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Community Minute: Helping youth create social change through media

Gandhi Brigade is a nonprofit organization in Montgomery County, Md., which teaches youth to use media to promote social change. The organization offers a variety of programs where youth can hone their interests and skills alongside adults with professional media experience. 

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88.3 Ocean City: Protecting the Nanticoke River watershed

The Nanticoke River Alliance works with experts and volunteers to monitor the health of the river and share information about the water source.

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88.3 Ocean City: Legal assistance for residents of Lower Eastern Shore

The Maryland Legal Aid Bureau is a nonprofit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income people in Maryland.

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Community Minute: Arts education for children experiencing homelessness in D.C.

Project Create provides free, after-school art classes and field trips to children, youth and families experiencing homelessness and poverty in Washington, D.C. 

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Community Minute: Emergency funds for Arlington residents in crisis

Arlington Thrive is a nonprofit organization which provides emergency assistance to residents of Arlington Co. experiencing sudden financial crises

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Community Minute: Providing loving homes for rescued cats and kittens

Tails High is a cat rescue and adoption organization founded and staffed by compassionate volunteers who find joy in placing stray, abandoned, or homeless cats and kittens in permanent loving homes.

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Community Minute: Bilingual and bicultural support for Latinas living with cancer

Nueva Vida provides cancer support services for Latinas in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

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Community Minute: Creating futures for individuals with disabilities

MVLE is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create futures for people with disabilities.

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Community Minute: Bringing hands-on science and technology instruction to area classrooms

ReSET is a D.C.-based nonprofit volunteer organization that partners working and retired scientists, engineers, and technicians with elementary and pre-kindergarten school teachers to improve science motivation and literacy.

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88.3 Ocean City: Bringing an end to homelessness on the Eastern Shore

For more than 30 years, Diakonia has been helping individuals and families in Worcester County and on the Eastern and Lower Shore by providing shelter, food, clothing and the resources to rebuild their lives.