WASHINGTON — Children in the District are the most disadvantaged when it comes to education and economic well-being, and are among the very lowest in the United States when it comes to health, too, according to a…
WASHINGTON — Babies born in one of the District’s poorest areas are more likely to die before their first birthday than those born in wealthier, better educated neighborhoods in Northwest D.C. The discrepancies in health…
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate. Tensions…
A Wider Circle furnishes homes, provides clothing and trains people for the workforce in the D.C. area.
In the areas of D.C. that experience 40-50 percent of homelessness and poverty, one local organization is making sure art is accessible to underprivileged youth.
The experience of eating just $5 worth of food a
day left its mark on Montgomery County officials
who said they were left hungry and humbled by
what thousands of families in their own community
The idea that poverty is limited to big cities and urban living is
changing in the capital region as childhood poverty rates spike in D.C., Maryland
and Virginia, according to a new report.