Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld talks about the future of WMATA and what reopening will look like. And D.C. Councilmember Vincent Gray walks us through city budget and gives us an update on building a hospital east of the Anacostia River.
School’s out for summer, and some young people in the region are trading in their books for guitars and turntables. One local organization provides a creative space for girls, non-binary, and trans youth to develop musical skills and learn about social issues – all while figuring out what it means to be in a band. Kojo explores the effort to engage young people throughout the D.C. area through music education – and meets a few of the campers gearing up for this year’s Girls Rock! D.C. showcase.
- Saman Kamgar-Parsi Programming Committee Point Person and Leadership Team Member, Girls Rock! DC
- Skye Ray Volunteer and Former Camper, Girls Rock! DC
- Kristy la rAt DJ, co-founder of the Maracuyeah and Anthology of Booty Crews; @ratatomica
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