It’s a losing battle for many veterans

By Veronica Raussin Drug and alcohol addiction is a common problem in the veteran community. This is often made worse by mental health disorders or suicidal ideation. While Memorial Day is the day to honor all those men and women in the U.S. military who made the ultimate sacrifice, we must continue to fight for


Can mobile crisis teams stop police violence?

By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black This story is part of “All Those ‘Racial Reckoning’ Promises,” Word In Black’s series exploring the pledges made to the Black community in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and what organizations and leaders can still do now to promote racial equity and justice. Dialing 9-1-1 has


Atlas Performing Arts Center Seeking artists and performing artists for our 2023 – 2024 season OPEN CALL Apply now!

The historic Atlas Performing Arts Center located in the H Street Corridor in Washington, DC is a leader in presenting arts of the now.  A nonprofit organization, Atlas nurtures diverse artists, leverages partnerships to explore current issues, and promotes a passion for the arts. They believe the arts are essential for an inclusive and just society and model respect, creativity, and leadership. They’re committed to presenting local artists and are looking