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.
Washington, D.C. continues to experience an economic boom but some families are struggling as income inequality affects the ability to pay for housing and support young children. Kojo speaks with DC Action for Children and Families on the Rise
to explore why the inequalities continue to grow and what possible solutions exist for young families.
- Shana Bartley Acting Executive Director, DC Action for Children @ActforDChildren
- Louise Thorne CEO/Founder, Families On The Rise
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