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DC Health: At This Time, People Who Got J&J Vaccine Do Not Need To Get Booster

“We are following guidelines. We are following the data,” Dr. Randi Abramson says. “So should people be getting boosters at this point? No. Let’s just wait till we know more information so that we’re smart about this.”

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Black News Channel (BNC) Interview

Kenrick Thomas, Communications and Events Manager, talks about the eviction moratorium and how that will affect Bread for the City on the Black News Channel.

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UnitedHealthcare recently awarded more than $11 million in Empowering Health grants

"As part of that commitment, we are partnering with local organizations to address a number of issues that include food insecurity, social isolation, and behavioral health issues, and to support local health promotion efforts," says Joe Ochipinti, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of the Mid-Atlantic.

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The moratorium on evictions, the last resort for millions of households in the US

Amy Gellatly, a lawyer for Bread for the City, an organization that offers legal services and has joined the “Cancel the rent DC” campaign, explained to Efe that many people have “a lot of anxiety” about how to pay their rent.

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Obama Letter to Widow … TOUCHES ON ’08 CAMPAIGN MEMORY

"The Biz Markie's Just a Friend Charity Fund -- to raise money to support orgs Biz was already helping ... like food banks in Maryland, Bread for the City (in D.C.), Soles4Souls and more."

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $2.25 Million to Nonprofits in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Bread for the City - $275,000 to expand the Southeast D.C. grocery delivery service, purchase grocery carts for the Southeast Food Pantry and purchase a new vehicle for food delivery and mobile market use.

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Opinion: In D.C., housing should be a human right

"Because of systems that have worked against Black residents for decades, dismantling barriers to realize a true right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is in order and long overdue. And it includes a right to housing," - George Jones

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WAMU: New Southeast Center Is ‘Love Letter To The Community,’ With Medical Services, Food, And More

Lynda Brown, director of the Southeast center and of social services, was there that day. “As the community members were coming through and actually getting their bags from the first family, they passed me on the way out and many of them were in tears,” she says. “If that level of impact can happen for them just seeing that, having Mrs. Obama’s name on this building hopefully will have that same level of impact for the community.”