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Humanitini: Stories From the Wire

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In Washington, DC, only about 5 percent of those behind bars are women. But a substantial majority of these women are mothers, and many leave small children behind when they are sentenced to years or decades of incarceration. Women’s experiences of incarceration are dramatically different than those of men. Moreover, their reentry process when they are released is driven by different needs and challenges many women face as a result of their roles in families and communities. Returning women often

1968: The Journey 50 Years Later

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“The media doesn’t show it but there’s got to be more to the story. Right?”   Each year, we award the DC Community Heritage Project Grant to local historians who seek to preserve, protect and breathe life into our city’s history. Through creative endeavors from documentaries to exhibits, our grantees encourage discussion around a central theme. This year, that theme was 1968; the tragedy and triumph, artists and influence, music and moments that would change the world. In a documentary

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