Community’s Choice for the Week of December 17th, 2017

Domestic Violence

Domestic abuse remains a big problem in our community. Join Carver Terrace Family Fellowship, Inc. for its Domestic Violence Prevention Summit December 28th in NE. 202-525-1416.


Organ Donor

Are you a registered organ donor? Make a difference. Register today to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor. www.beadonor.org


Delta Scholarships

Calling all graduating high school seniors. The Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is accepting applications for its higher education scholarship program. www.dstnovac.org


Child Abuse Donations

This holiday season give survivors of child abuse the gift of safety. Donate to Safe Horizon. www.safehorizon.org


Housing Discrimination

Discrimination in the housing market on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity is against the law. If you have been a victim, contact Housing Counseling Services. 202-667-7006.


UNCF Internships

Gift yourself and your college student. The UNCF has a variety of paid internships for HBCU students. Find out more about the opportunities today. www.scholarships.uncf.org


Opioids Addiction

Is someone in your family addicted to opioids and needs help? Call the Howard University Urban Health Initiative. 202-806-7707.


Bowties and Pearls Pre-New Year’s Party

The Bowties and Pearls Pre-New Year’s Eve Day Party is December 30th. It’s hosted by the Fort Washington Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and Jack and Jill of America, Inc. www.fw-kapsi.org

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Renee Nash, Director of Information and Public Affairs for WHUR, is a well-respected journalist who has covered a range of issues from local and national politics, to healthcare reform and civil rights. She has also spearheaded numerous award-winning projects including radiothons, town hall meetings and food and clothing drives. Over her 25-year career at WHUR, she has been a writer, reporter, producer and anchor. Renee serves on the boards of many organizations including the Edith P. Wright Breast Cancer Foundation and Sisters of Hope. She is the proud mom of Dominique and Delante.

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