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Shaw-Based Nonprofit Building New Facility In Anacostia

BISNOW highlights Bread for the City's expansion in Southeast DC.

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DC nonprofit Bread for the City celebrates Southeast expansion

WTOP coverage of Bread for the City's expansion of the Southeast Center.

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D.C. group that provides food and services to needy is set to expand

Washington Post coverage of Bread for the City's Southeast expansion.

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Millions of Americans Can’t Afford a Checking Account. The Post Office Could Fix That

BFC Client Organizer Leonard Edwards is prominently featured in this Time Magazine article on the "unbanked," individuals not served by financial institutions.

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Lead discovery near D.C. General shelter delays razing of nearby building

BFC Advocacy Director Aja Taylor is quoted on the importance of delaying DC General's demolition, particularly after testing showed elevated levels of lead around the soon-to-be-razed structure.

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D.C. Council gives evicted tenants 7 days to move belongings

BFC Attorney Rebecca Lindhurst comments on the DC Council's decision to reduce evicted tenant's property protection to one week.

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Proposed Food Stamp Changes Cause Concern

BFC CEO George Jones is interviewed by Erie News Now on the Farm Bill proposed by Congress.

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D.C. is fighting the wrong problem with food stamps

Author Heather Goss hopes to get to the bottom of ads asking people to report food stamp fraud. At only 1.5%, SNAP fraud is a virtually nonexistent problem, but a frequent conservative talking point that may sow suspicion of social safety nets. Bread for the City is mentioned in her piece for suing DC's Department of Human Services for its widespread failure in administering SNAP.