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Community Minute: Using D.C. museums and monuments to complement classroom learning

Washington, D.C., is one of the best places in the nation for history to come alive. Live It Learn It is a nonprofit organization which uses the city's 17 Smithsonian museums and countless memorials as educational tools for D.C. students.

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Community Minute: Teaching children about environmental issues through community gardens

City Blossoms is a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., dedicated to building kid-driven, community engaging, creative green spaces.

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Community Minute: Professional development and resources for local educators

Two of the most powerful influences on childhood success are community and school: Student Support Center (SSC) integrates both parts to provide a holistic development model to help students succeed.

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88.3 Ocean City: Celebrating art in the Rehoboth Beach community

The Rehoboth Art League (RAL) was founded 70 years ago as a place to bring people together to inspire, encourage, and sustain the spirit of art in the Rehoboth Beach, Del., community.

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Community Minute: Educating D.C. youth through food and cooking

Brainfood is a organization that gives D.C. youth the opportunity to experience food in creative, educational, and engaging ways.

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88.3 Ocean City: Lodging For Military Families at Dover Air Force Base

Fisher House for Families of the Fallen offers lodging for military families gathered at Dover Air Force Base to witness dignified transfers.

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Community Minute: Technology-driven Education For Youth and Adults in the District

In an effort to equip residents for the workforce, Urban Ed provides children, youth, and adults in the District of Columbia with technology-driven education, information and skill development.

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Community Minute: Promoting Academic Excellence Through Out-of-School Time Enrichment

Higher Achievement DC Metro works with local students to encourage high-level academic achievement through out-of-school time programs.

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88.3 Ocean City: Helping individuals with disabilities gain skills to be independent

Dove Pointe in Salisbury, Md., helps individuals with disabilities gain the skills they need to be independent and successful in work and home life.

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Community Minute: Out-of-school Time Programming For Students In Ward 6

Jan’s Tutoring House operates an after-school program for students in Ward 6 to promote their educational success.