This nonprofit is tackling the achievement gap through arts empowerment
The Community Enrichment Project (CEP) is a youth civic engagement and empowerment nonprofit with a mission to enhance underserved communities by empowering young leaders. This article explores the work founder Lauren Grimes is doing with local youth.
New Anacostia center improves access to health care, but nearby residents unaware, hesitant to change
Residents of southeast D.C. were used to traveling up to 50 minutes each way to receive health care in different parts of the city. Now, a new provider is open in Ward 8 to combat accessibility issues.
With limited access to hospital resources in wards 7 and 8, local clinics are bridging the gap in health care
Only one hospital is currently located east of the Anacostia River, while six of D.C.’s seven acute care hospitals are located in Northwest — even though wards 2 and 3 have close to the same number of residents as wards 7 and 8. As a result, primary-care clinics are filling the gap.
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