Many people chose to serve their communities on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We meet some folks who serve year-round and approach volunteerism in ways you may never have considered.
WAMU’s business reporter, Ally Schweitzer, framed the issue this way: “How can jurisdictions balance the needs of a growing population without alienating existing residents who believe change threatens their quality of life?”
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