Film: A Path Appears

Film: A Path Appears

A Path Appears investigates young women in America forced into a life of prostitution and the innovative programs that have evolved to empower them to lead more fulfilling lives. Sex trafficking and prostitution. Domestic slavery. Teen pregnancy. The devastation of...
Pot is Passed in DC: What Now?

Pot is Passed in DC: What Now?

In this recent November 4th  election Marijuana legalization passed easily at the polls in the District, putting the city at the vanguard of a nationwide movement that also saw Oregon and Alaska approve pro-pot initiatives on Election Day. Many D.C. voters who took to...
Brown Bag: We Are Family In DC

Brown Bag: We Are Family In DC

As gentrification and economic development rapidly change neighborhoods across the District of Columbia, thousands of low income households are being pushed to the margins. Through a radical vision of community service and an extensive volunteer network, We Are Family...
Let’s Give Kids Better Mental Health

Let’s Give Kids Better Mental Health

“People are just not reaching us where we are at. We want to be reached.” – Washington, D.C. focus group youth participant. The mental well-being of our youth is crucial to achieving progress and prosperity in our communities. In Washington, DC,...

The District Has a Youth Unemployment Crisis

DC youth between the ages of 16 to 19 are in crisis. They are experiencing unemployment levels 2.3 times the national average, reports the Justice Policy Institute in their latest research brief Working for a Better Future. The brief takes a look at the collateral...
Film: Crossing the American Crises: From Collapse to Action

Film: Crossing the American Crises: From Collapse to Action

From the makers of Beyond Elections, this new feature-length documentary takes us across the country amidst the economic collapse, to the grassroots solutions in the hands of the people. On September 15, 2008, the United States fell into the worst financial crisis...

Race and Economics: A Nation and Its Capital Divided

It is said one has to get outside of Washington DC to get a proper perspective on the nation’s problems, but the nation’s capital provides plenty of insight into the challenges facing this country. Washington DC, like the country as a whole, is currently...