Summer is a beloved American tradition, but for many families it breaks the bank.
Lack of affordable housing is one of the most common reasons why domestic violence victims stay with their abusers. While local shelters aim to provide a safe refuge for those escaping abuse, high housing costs in the Washington region make it difficult to accommodate everyone in need of a bed. Kojo sits down with two experts to explore how a lack of affordable housing makes our region less safe for victims of domestic abuse.
- Karma Cottman Executive Director, D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Keiyauna Stanley Director of Resident Services, The Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County
Most Recent Shows
What are Ellen Stofan's plans for the nation's most visited museum?
The biggest baseball game of the summer is in Washington for the fifth time. But is D.C. still a baseball town?
A 1.4-acre plot of land east of downtown Takoma Park has long been eyed for development. While a neighborhood food co-op has sat on part of it for 20 years, a new plan to redevelop the space envisions restaurants, cafes, a parking garage and office space.