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Nov 6,2012 at 3:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --- More than one million children experience homelessness in America each year, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness.

In our area Bright Beginnings serves children of homeless families by...
Nov 5,2012 at 1:38 PM EST
Bright Beginnings serves children of homeless families by providing an enriching day care center.
Oct 22,2012 at 1:08 PM EST

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA) --- Immigrants moving to America are faced with the challenge of learning how to speak, read, and write English. 

Literacy Volunteers of America, Prince William (LVA-PW) helps educate immigrants and others with...
Oct 22,2012 at 11:57 AM EST
Immigrants moving to America are faced with the challenge of learning how to speak, read, and write English.
Oct 15,2012 at 3:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --- Americans are living on average up to 78 years old, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That means people are living eight years longer than the average person in 1970.

While people are living longer lives,...
Oct 15,2012 at 2:03 PM EST
The non-profit organization provides a stimulating environment for the elderly.
Oct 8,2012 at 11:32 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) --- Childcare in the DC Metropolitan area cost an average of $11,000 a year, according to Child Care Aware of America. In Fairfax County United Community Ministries (UCM) is helping low-income families access quality...
Oct 8,2012 at 12:23 PM EST
Bryant Early Learning center provides a safe, affordable place for children of low-income families.
Oct 2,2012 at 8:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --- Latino and Resource Justice Center or CARECEN is a community-based, non-profit organization that assists immigrants from Latin America through the citizenship process.

The United States welcomes 3,000 new...
Sep 24,2012 at 11:43 PM EST


WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) - Two years ago, Julius Prince found himself homeless and in need of a job.

"There isn't an outward discrimination, but there is an underlying discrimination based on your age.  Why would an employer want to...
Sep 24,2012 at 1:47 PM EST
The Washington Metropolitan Area has more than 13,000 homeless residents, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Apr 2,2013 at 2:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --- Seventeen percent of children in America, ages 2 to 19, suffer from obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vera Oyé Yaa-Anna, a native of Liberia, dedicates her life to stopping...
Sep 17,2012 at 2:16 PM EST
Seventeen percent of children in the U.S. suffer from obesity.
Sep 10,2012 at 11:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --- The District has the third highest poverty rate in the country, according to the Census Bureau in 2011. A non-profit organzation dedicates itself to breaking the cycle of poverty by educating youngsters living in some...
Sep 10,2012 at 1:08 PM EST
A non-profit organization dedicates itself to breaking the cycle of poverty for youth in the poorest parts of the District.