The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance held protests nationwide, including one right outside the White House. Protestors voice their opposition war, poverty and climate crisis.
MiMi Ramos, a single mother of three, recently bought her family’s first home in Silver Spring. For the Ramoses, a formerly homeless family, this purchase was an especially meaningful milestone.
Scouts in the National Capital Area Council have seen their area-wide Scouting for Food totals increase — up to 675,000 pounds of food last year from 520,000 in 2009 — but need still outpaces donations.
Hundreds of homeless residents in one of the nation’s richest regions linked up with Montgomery County’s medical and financial resources Wednesday.
Experts say national poverty numbers released Tuesday morning are already out of date and could be getting worse, even as Maryland hit a poverty rate of 10.8 percent, the highest in nearly two decades, according to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau.