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Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Almost $800,000 to Expand Housing Counseling Services Across Maryland

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone today announced $793,828 in federal funding to expand housing-related counseling, including financial literacy, property maintenance and fiscal management services, across Maryland communities. “The pandemic and the […]

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Protecting children from sexual abuse – The YMCA Participates in 5 Days of Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is participating in the Five Days of Action, October 26-30, 2020. The Five Days of Action is a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse.  The Y encourages adults and organizations in the community to play a […]

Posted inCollege

How career and technical education shuts out Black and Latino students from high-paying professions

The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox. Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her Wilmington, Delaware, high school.  Kamara, who is […]

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James ‘Jay’ Harold Hills Memorial Scholarship to Help Students in CSM’s Commercial Truck Driving Program

A new scholarship will honor the memory of James “Jay” Harold Hills and help students in the commercial truck driving program. A new scholarship set to honor the memory of James “Jay” Harold Hills will provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the Commercial Truck Driving Training program at the College of Southern Maryland. The […]

Posted inFood and Drink

Conflict beef from Nicaragua feeds US market amid pandemic

This story was produced by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting ), a nonprofit news organization. Get their investigations emailed to you directly by signing up at In February, three teenage girls waded into a small creek in northeast Nicaragua, near the town of Santa Clara, to bathe. As the girls rose from […]

Posted inHealth Programs

Maryland Department of Health kicks off #FightFlu Friday campaign urging Marylanders to get their flu shots

Baltimore, MD– The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) today released new digital and social media to support #FightFlu Fridays, an extension of its “Fight the Flu” campaign. The campaign, which initially launched on Oct. 13, encourages all Marylanders to become “flu fighters” and to get their flu shots as soon as possible, especially while COVID-19 […]