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Fight for the Arts During Arts Advocacy Day on April 25th!

The DC Arts Advocates will be holding its annual Arts Advocacy Day on Saturday, April 25th. This is a large-scale public event, which will encourage DC leaders to integrate the arts and humanities more firmly into urban planning and priorities for funding for FY16.  As you know, cultural institutions play a large role in the economic and social fabric of a city. This day will be dedicated to illuminating that concept for both thought leaders and the general-public. The event

Who’s a Washingtonian? Grantee Will Rap 4 Food, Inc. Holds “Fresh Beets” Town Hall Meeting to Shed Light on Lack of Fresh Produce East of the River

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With grocery stores too far and too few in number, limited access to farmers markets and budgets already stretched thin, it’s no wonder food deserts are the current staple of many parts of Wards 7 and 8 in Washington. In some cases, where food stamps and WIC aren’t enough, what can lower-income families do to ensure they are able to put healthy meals on the table? Join Will Rap 4 Food, Inc., at Anacostia Library from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, Saturday,

Brewing in Washington, Past and Present

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FREE Humanitini Program at the Heurich House Museum! Join us for an evening of good conversation, good food, and good beer. The Humanitini is a unique event at which panels of experts engage audiences over drinks. On April 7th, from 6:30-8:30pm, the Humantini comes to the Heurich House Museum to discuss the past and present of Washington, DC’s brewing industry. The mansion itself is an icon of DC beer history. It was built by Christian Heurich whose eponymous brewing company

Molly Hundley: Activist, Teacher, Inspiration

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New Film Shows the Impact Dedicated Teachers can have on their Students Lives   Join the Chowan Discovery Group for screenings of a new film by Marvin Jones on the life of longtime Dunbar High School educator Mary Gibson Hundley. Throughout her life, Hundley resisted Jim Crow era racism, and guided her students to some of the most prestigious colleges in the country. She had to battle discrimination as a student and as a home buyer, and wanted to broaden