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  • For the Win: FROGs for the Future

    Will Lourcey may be young, but he is is already making a difference in our nation's fight to erase hunger.

  • Jeter's Leaders at the White House

    Last Friday, the Office of Public Engagement was delighted to welcome 100 high school students from Jeter’s Leaders to the White House.

  • Being a Sports Diplomat

    Greivis Vasquez began by participating in sports clinics in his native Venezuela and later in Maryland to realize his ambition of motivating and encouraging children and young adults to establish high goals for their future and to focus on their school studies.

  • Goals for a Better Life

    With more than 10 years in operation, Patricia has led the growth of Colombianitos from 42 children in 2001 to approximately 4,000 in several Colombian cities. She is the senior news anchor at CNN en Español, where she has covered major news events in Latin America and the rest of the world for over 20 years.

  • Never Stop Giving Back

    Three years ago, the Fairfax Police Department contacted Andres “Elmer” Arias to build a bridge with the growing Latino Community, affected by a high crime rate among children and teenagers. After he began organizing soccer tournaments in Fairfax County, the crime rate in the area dropped and the program has been extended to places like Springfield, Reston and Culmore.

  • Social Workers to Offer New Training to Serve Troops, Veterans and Military Families

    An announcement by the National Association of Social Workers means that social workers will be better equipped to aid veterans.

  • Fighting HIV/AIDS in Washington, DC

    Community Health Workers in the Washington AIDS Partnerships's innovative Positive Pathways Program are helping their neighbors overcome barries to treatment for HIV/AIDS.

  • Sisters in Arms

    Maria Ziesche is a photographer and videographer who is using her art to tell her amazing stories of service.

  • For the Win: Erasing Hunger at Home

    Jorge Betanzos is a young man who is working to solve the issue of food scarcity within his own community.

  • Rising to the Occasion

    Alexa Pham is using education to empower women to put an end to international sex trafficking.