In announcing the group, House Speaker Michael Busch said Monday the House of Delegates has not had a comprehensive look at the state of poverty in Maryland this century.
This year is D.C. Central Kitchen’s 30th anniversary. But the local nonprofit that works to break the cycle of hunger and poverty isn’t celebrating. Here’s why.
The new center will give 75,000 D.C. residents access to legal and medical services, including physicals for jobs, dental services and minor surgical procedures.
Countries with high levels of respect for the elderly recorded better health among older populations and lower poverty levels for over-60s.
“Anybody who studies poverty in this country will tell you that it’s solvable if we have the will, and so A Wider Circle is about trying to bring the will,” said Mark Bergel, president and CEO of A Wider Circle.
Some of the nation’s most underprivileged children live in D.C., a new study finds. Virginia and Maryland did much better; find out where they ranked and what the factors were.
Many parts of the country are not welcoming to the LGBT community, and areas that are tend to come with higher price tags.
The suburban Maryland and Virginia counties that ring D.C. remain not only among the wealthiest counties in the nation but also the healthiest, according to new rankings from a public health advocacy organization.
Every day, seven days a week, the staff and volunteers at A Wider Circle, a Montgomery County nonprofit devoted to fighting poverty, get 600 calls for help. Gov. Larry Hogan visited to discuss how the state could help and said, “I want to take my hat off to everybody involved.”
The Center for Global Development released a ranking of 27 of the world’s wealthiest countries on their dedication to policies that help alleviate poverty.
Can chickens change the world? Bill Gates thinks so.
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…
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 three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.