V-Tech Solutions works to inform District residents on how to maximize Medicaid benefits

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com D.C.-based V-Tech Solutions is working with all of the District’s managed care organizations (MCO) to help residents understand how to use their Medicaid benefits.  The veteran-owned information technology and professional services company is especially focused on educating young residents from birth through the age of 21 to ensure


TD Charitable Foundation opens applications for annual ‘Housing for Everyone’ grant competition

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Applications for the TD Charitable Foundation Housing for Everyone grant competition close on Feb. 14.  This year’s theme for the program is the preservation of affordable rental housing, with a focus on supporting nonprofit organizations that provide rental assistance, renovate affordable housing projects and address long-term resident sustainability. 


Letter to the Editor

Submitted by Lynn Pinder and Kimberly Armstrong, Founding MembersBaltimore Green Justice Workers Cooperative Dear Editor: Baltimore’s Mayor Brandon Scott is signing off the City’s underground conduit system to Baltimore Gas Electric (BGE). The conduit system is an intricate network of electrical, cable/WIFI, and phone wires. I and some other activists believe this is a bad


ASALH celebrates Black resistance with Black History Month Festival, month long calendar of special events

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) returned this February with its Black History Month Festival.  This year’s theme is “Black Resistance,” and the organization has a month-long line up of events celebrating Black changemakers, civil rights leaders, the African diaspora, Black press