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Rebecca “Becca” Eastwood shows genuine interest in learning strategies to work with the children we serve, by asking questions and trying various methods to connect with them.read more
Recent news stories in The Washington Post and The D.C. Line as well as my blog post last month have shed light on the barriers Playtime is encountering in trying to follow the children as D.C. General prepares to close.read more
The room was buzzing with anticipation at the start of the preteen program Thursday night at D.C. General. Pictures and cards were placed on a table so that the children could write questions or color photos for Redskins rookie, Vontae Diggs.
Everyone started looking towards the door when Diggs arrived, “Oh! He’s right there!” one boy exclaimed and ran over to check things out.read more
As we move from D.C. General Emergency Family Shelter to two additional overflow shelter hotels, we have encountered numerous road blocks around limited space to run our programs.read more