Young volunteers help shovel gravel for a new path to the gardens at DC Urban Greens in Southeast Washington.

In the Nation’s Capital, Youth Heed King’s Call to Serve

To say that the National Day of Service is observed every year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the nation’s capital is to downplay its significance. From small churches to wide-open spaces, young people spent the day Monday serving their communities.

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Health and Human Services Misinterprets Foster Care Data

Let’s assume that there has been a real increase in parental substance abuse. The biggest flaw in HHS’ logic is the implicit assumption that the only way to respond to this is to throw the children into foster care.