Inside an 800-square-foot shop, D.C.-based social entrepreneur Ahmad Ashkar is using his Mom's falafel recipe to raise money for refugees.
The District is considering plans for a new jail to replace its aging facility. The proposed development could cost $400 to $500 million, but some are concerned about whether the city is being transparent about its plans. Why does the city need a new jail and when will the plan move forward?
- Jeremy Mohler Communications Specialist, In The Public Interest; @futuredebris
- Quincy Booth Director for the D.C. Department of Corrections
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