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DC CFSA Continues to Fail the Children of the District of Columbia, But No One Cares

[The following is an excerpt of a policy article in The Chronicle of Social Change, written by Marie Cohen, a former DC CFSA Social Worker, highlighting the continued agency’s failure to protect the children of the District of Columbia:] Poor … Continue reading

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Washington DC is 14th In US Sex Trafficking

Originally posted on The Words of the Day:
Sex trafficking is a $10 billion business with statistics showing that the average age of a young person when they’re first trafficked is just 13 years old.    The FBI lists DC…

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Washington DC Palisades July 4, 2014 Independence Day Parade

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Boston University Students Making Video to Raise Awareness of Child Abuse and the Failure of the Family Courts In Protecting Children

Originally posted on The Words of the Day:
Students at Boston University’s College of Communication were asked to create short videos in order to ignite a conversation about the problems in America’s Family Courts. Some of the students documented the…

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Former Walter Reed child doctor charged with sex abuse of children

Originally posted on The Words of the Day:
An 83-year-old former pediatrician at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in D.C. has been charged with numerous counts of child sex abuse. Leslie Boyd Alstatt, of Silver Spring, was arrested last week…

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Closing in on Mayor Gray — Thompson Gets Indicted

D.C. businessman  Jeffrey E. Thompson was charged today in an campaign finance conspiracy to help elect Mayor Vincent Gray and others to office. Thompson, whose companies received hundreds of millions of dollars in city contracts, is accused of funneling hundred of … Continue reading

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Post Endorses Councilmember Muriel Bowser for District of Columbia Mayor

The Washington Post has endorsed Ms. Bowser because they said that she “has articulated an agenda that balances the need for continued economic growth with an understanding of the stresses growth can bring. We believe she would be a force … Continue reading

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