In some neighborhoods in our region — and near many schools — young people face the threat of gun violence on a daily basis.
Last year, Providence Hospital in northeast Washington closed its maternal care clinic, attracting criticism for limiting services in a part of the District that has higher rates of infant mortality, preterm births and babies born with lower birth weights.
In months that followed, Ascension, the health group that manages Providence, announced that the hospital will also end acute care and shift to a “health village” model focusing more on primary and specialty care.
What is a “health village” model and how will these transformations affect the community the hospital serves? Kojo gets updates from a local reporter who covered these developments, and a union organizer resisting these changes.
Most Recent Shows
From scooters to buses, local officials, reporters, and activists explore transportation options in the area.
A new report shows that the District has one of the highest teacher turnover rates in the country. We'll dig into the report's findings and hear what it means for students in the classroom.
We hear the latest on Prince George's County schools and education funding in Maryland, and talk to Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax about his political future, sexual assault allegations against him, and this week's primaries.