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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.

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Support and resources for individuals with mental illness in Maryland

National Alliance on Mental Illness Montgomery County (NAMI MC) is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by mental illnesses in Montgomery County, Md., by providing self-help resources, support, education and advocacy.

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88.3 Ocean City: Case management services, education, and advocacy for individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Delaware

Currently, more than 3,000 residents of Delaware are living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Delaware, a local nonprofit organization, is working to provide those affected by HIV/AIDS with the support they need, and to educate the community at-large.

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Courses for adults in Virginia looking to enhance computer skills

It is increasingly relevant that all potential employees are computer literate as many employers require members of their workforce to utilize computer skills. Computer CORE is providing an opportunity to low-income Northern Virginian residents to achieve computer literacy.

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Community Minute: Empowering District Students To Stay In School And Prepare For The Future

Every day, approximately 7,000 students, nationwide, drop out of high school*. Communities in Schools (CIS) of the Nation’s Capital works to foster a community of support to empower students in the District to stay in school and prepare for life.