As development in Anacostia appears to be quickening, many in the Southeast D.C. community hope the new buildings and businesses will bring new job prospects for residents there. While some people may find work, others will likely still struggle to gain employment, especially those without a high school diploma. We’ll explore the challenges and opportunities for adults and older teens seeking work and the role education plays in their employment prospects.


  • Valarie Ashley Executive Director, Southeast Ministry
  • Kavitha Cardoza Special Correspondent, WAMU 88.5 News

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