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Honoring Breonna Taylor and Black Lives

We at Kindred are outraged and devastated at the news that our justice system has enabled police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor – in her home, in her bed, where she lay sleeping; where she was resting after four overnight shifts as…

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Kindred Spirit Vol. 11 (Fall 2020)

“What I try to tell young people is that if you come together with a mission, and it’s grounded with love and a sense of community, you can make the impossible possible.”  - Rep. John Lewis (1940-2020) Welcome back to school!  In…

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Kindred Spirit Vol. 10 (Juneteenth 2020)

Kindred’s work is racial justice work As the last three and a half weeks have shown us, we are in the midst of a potentially transformative moment in the fight for Black lives and the fight against racism in this country. If this moment…

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COVID-19 Update

During this time of shared vulnerability, Kindred's work is more important than ever. As our public social safety net strains under the increased burden, it further reveals significant flaws in supporting access for all residents to basic needs of food, shelter,…

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#DCBrightSpots Video

In these are challenging times, it can be especially important to recognize all the good around us. Check out these stories of people helping people in DC from Kindred.

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Kindred Spirit Vol. 9 (Spring 2020)

"[Participating in this group] has reminded me that in times of crises, some people are more affected than others, usually to a greater extent if they are people of color, have lower incomes, less access to "resources" in the broad…

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Kindred Spirit Vol. 8 (Winter 2020)

“People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they have not communicated with each other." - Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.…

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A Parent-Driven Movement For Equity In Education

By Ashoka Contributor Group // November 5, 2019  Laura Wilson Phelan has always been drawn to such questions as “How do people come together across difference?” and “What makes people share?” The ninth of 13 siblings, she grew up low-income…

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