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Around Town: Youth Blossom Project groundbreaking in Brookland neighborhood

New urban farming project in Brookland

There’s anew urban farm in D.C.  On Saturday, May 27, Community Connections Youth Program hosted the Youth Blossom Project groundbreaking  took place in the Brookland neighborhood of the District .  The project is  a community urban farming intiative that aims to provide social, entreprenurial, and vocational skills for DC youth.   Cultivate the City, D.C.  Department of Behavioral Health,  D.C.  Department on Disability Services and Community Connections collaborated for the event. Representative Franklin Garcia was the keynote speaker.

After the groundbreaking there was a brief program where two youths were reconized for their participation in the transitional program.

DJ Simba, Gwanny, Boogie and others provided entertainment.

For more information about Community Connections and its programs, visit www.communityconnectionsdc.org

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. An ordained minister of the Gospel, Sarah has done missions work in Kenya, India, Haiti, Nicaragua and other nations, as well as locally and throughout the United States.

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