Youth experiencing homelessness often do not know about the resources available to them. Law firm Baker McKenzie, in partnership with Disney and the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, is compiling all resources and rights available to homeless youth in one webpage using easy-to-understand language.
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More than 30 million adults in the U.S. struggle with literacy. The XPrize Foundation is trying to revolutionize adult learning through mobile phone apps. With these apps, adults can learn on their own time so that they can get a GED, get a better job or prepare for college.
Behavioral health specialist Richard Bebout is piloting a comprehensive high-tech project to provide care services to homeless patients with a complicated physical or mental health history.
No spoilers: Artist/Vendor Leonard Hyater went to see “Avengers: Infinity War” and felt perplexed by the plots.
Artist/Vendor Phillip Black marvels over the convenience of rideshare services.
A website by Excella Consulting, intended to help homeless youth in Washington, D.C., connect to available support services was presented at the United States Census Bureau on Nov. 29.
Lack of access to technology prohibits people experiencing homeless from applying for jobs.
The longest-serving director of planetary science at NASA talks space, struggle and perseverance.
Columnist Arthur Johnson provides several digital resources to save on meals.
Aida Peery talks about her experience at the place we all love to hate.
After its August recess, the Committee on Government Relations will review two bills that would help close the digital divide that has persisted in D.C.’s poorest neighborhoods.
Thanks to an online campaign called “Homeless To Howard,” it took James Ward just seven days to raise the $14,000 he needed to cover the cost of this year’s tuition after grants and loans. He started classes on Aug 26.
Transportation in the Washington, D.C., metro region is frustrating — and expensive — for anyone.
An advertising agency campaign that used homeless people as Internet hotspots has drawn a swift an angry reaction from critics.
A poem about Christmas and consumerism