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At Bright Beginnings, homeless parents get some useful job-seeking advice

The question that brought tears to Adia’s eyes was a simple one: Tell us about yourself. “I started crying,” Adia said. “The first thing I thought was, ‘I’m a mom.’ ” In a job interview, that suddenly didn’t seem like enough. It was workforce development week at Bright Beginni...
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Christmas can be rough on the poor and the homeless. These groups help.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But some of the ways we mark the holiday season — exchanging gifts, settling in with family — are difficult to do when you have no money and you have no home. Charities that work with people experiencing homelessness are well aware of this. Here’s ho...
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Exelon Powers Kids at Bright Beginnings

Exelon has awarded a $250,000 grant to Bright Beginnings, an organization that operates the only early childhood and family development centers dedicated to homeless children in Washington, D.C. The funding will support the construction of three activity centers and playgrounds at Bright Beginnings...
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