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Forum Centers on Jobs, Development

"Folks aren’t equipped [for this] so we have to be educated."

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Ward 8 Council Candidates Engage Youth

For nearly two hours, D.C. Council member LaRuby May, along with fellow candidates Aaron Holmes, Maurice Dickens and Trayon White, weighed in on a bevy of issues including youth homicide, unemployment, gentrification, the school-to-prison pipeline, cutbacks in sports and arts programs, and the lack of Black instructors in the classroom.

Trayon White Reemerges as Grassroots Candidate

With the Ward 8 council seat up for grabs once again, White, now equipped with a team that includes opponents turned allies, has refined his message and taken more of a direct approach in showing residents that he can best represent them at a time when development and displacement go hand in hand for many longtime Washingtonians.

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