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Around Town: Youth Blossom Project groundbreaking in Brookland neighborhood

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, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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