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Young Women Criticize EMOC Initiative during Town Hall

Participants discussed what they considered the best means of connecting young women of color to resources that can aid them in safely navigating the school system and having a healthy coming of age.

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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.

#OurLivesMatter: One Year Later

"Right now, I don’t have that much of an influence but I still want to be a leader. The Boys & Girls Club can help me get there.”

Anti-Violence Campaign Kicks Off in Prince George’s County

“Everyone that’s outside of the establishment is supporting this movement. That’s why it’s huge."

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