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Questions persist around DC testing capacity compared to number of tests

Bread for the City's COVID-19 testing site is mentioned briefly at the end of this Fox-5 news article.

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Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

On May 11th, the New York Times included a quote from BFC CEO George A. Jones in an article addressing the DMV’s response to coronavirus and potential reopening.

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What Happens When D.C.’s Ban On Evictions Ends? It’s A Big Unknown

Bread for the City's Managing Attorney Rebecca Lindhurst is quoted in this piece which questions what will happen when eviction protections end for DC residents living with low income.

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Bread for the City, Howard U Sites Expand Coronavirus Testing Access

Bread for the City’s critical COVID-19 testing was featured on NBC-4.

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DC Nonprofit Offers Walk-Up Testing

DC nonprofit Bread for the City is now providing walk-up testing for people with low-incomes — no appointments required. News4’s Justin Finch talks to Bread for the City’s CEO about testing and their other programming.

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Court Closures Spur Concerns About Backlogs and Access to Justice

BFC Managing Attorney Tracy Davis is quoted in this DC Bar News piece on how access to justice is impacted following the unprecedented shutdown of D.C. Superior Court and other judicial venues.

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Black Americans are dying of COVID-19 at disproportionate rates. That does not need to be the case in DC.

On May 1st, The DC Line published a commentary from BFC CEO George A. Jones.

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Black residents in D.C. are seeing the worst of the coronavirus. One NGO is trying to help.

As the coronavirus disproportionately impacts black communities in Washington DC, Bread for the City is featured as one stepping up to provide testing and help.