Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program

The Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to United States armed forces personnel who served in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts, and their sons, daughters, or spouses who are current high school seniors, and full-time or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland […]

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Hiring Our Heroes Hiring Expo

What’s your career goal? Make your next move! Join Hiring Our Heroes and event co-host Paralyzed Veterans of America at the Washington Hiring Expo with the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, January 9. Register here: http://events.hiringourheroes.org/m-events/Info/Summary?e=95067e51-c4bd-43f8-8082-9043c4b6761 Washington Hiring Expo Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Capital One Arena 601 F Street NW, Washington, […]

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Living with Endometriosis

#VeganLife I’ve decided to fully go back #Vegan starting Monday. It’s definitely a challenge and takes LOTS of discipline. This time I’m going Gluten Free too. I just discovered at my Gynecologist visit that my Endometriosis has returned. In January 2018, I had surgery to remove Fibroids. I was alarmed recently that every month I’m […]

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A Black Woman’s Fear of the Police #SayHerName

Yesterday, I was stopped by the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and I was petrified. 😳 Every since Sandra Bland was killed I’m afraid to be stopped by police for any reason. I am a law abiding citizen. I didn’t knowingly violate any traffic laws. I quietly provided my license and registration frozen in fear. […]

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#RedTableTalk: Toni Braxton

Watching the Red Table Talk with Toni Braxton made me reflect on my own marriage and subsequent divorce. Toni talked about the breakdown in communication. Her sickness. Financial stress. Feeling responsible for going out on the road to provide for the family. She discussed the resentment when they divorced and she was forced to pay […]

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United Way of the National Capital Area – Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to volunteer during this Holiday Season? United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community and offers volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups to make a tangible difference. We hope you will join us for an upcoming […]

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Steps to Take Now to Get a Jump on Next Year’s Taxes

Due to tax changes you may receive a smaller refund or even owe an unexpected tax bill-when you file your 2018 taxes next year. Here’s the IRS guide to get you ready to file your 2018 federal income tax return. Contact your accountant for more personalized help to prepare. Steps to Take Now to Get […]

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