In The Community

Young children gather together in front of a teacher, who is reading a book.

This Proposal Could Get Maryland Public Schools More Funding

The plan will receive a final decision in January 2020.
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Joe Clair and Poet attend Sleep Out America.

Poet And Joe Clair Spent A Night On The Pavement For Covenant House Sleep Out America

Covenant House's annual Sleep Out event took place Thursday night into Friday morning this year to show support for thousands of kids who have nowhere to sleep every night. WPGC's Poet and Joe Clair participated in the event by laying out on cardboard and sleeping bags in support of Covenant House...
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Prince Georges County officials and community will discuss the school-to-prison-pipelline.

Forum To Address School -To- Prison Pipeline Will Be Held At Bowie State

The Youth Justice Reform Symposium will be held Friday.
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Tim Adams will become the first Black mayor of Bowie.

Tim Adams Becomes The First Black Mayor Of Bowie

Adams will be sworn in on Monday, November 18.
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Andrea Hoes was awarded with $1500 for being an outstanding educator.

Andrea Hoes Was Awarded As An Outstanding Educator At FSO 2019

For Sisters Only 2019 may have had star studded performances, but the true star of the night was Andrea Hoes. Ms. Hoes, as her students call her, is a second grade teacher at Staton Elementary school in SE, D.C. She was nominated for WPGC's Outstanding Educators Award by numerous friends, family...
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DC Mayor Bowser is holding a financial literacy workshop.

This Workshop Wants To Help You Build Generational Wealth

Learn how to stack your coins!
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WPGC-FM is conducting a Sock Drive for homeless people in the D.C. area.

Help the Homeless and Donate New Socks this November

This November, donate new packs of white crew socks at the WPGC studios in Southeast D.C. or order them online.
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Eric Holder talks with the Joe Clair Morning Show

'Your Vote Matters': Eric Holder Talks Importance Of Upcoming VA Elections

Holder emphasizes the importance of meeting young people where they are and being involved in local elections.
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Barry Farm neighborhood.

D.C.'s Historic Preservation Review Board To Determine If Barry Farm Will Be A Designated Historical Landmark

The public housing complex was one of the first to house freed slaves in The District and played an integral role in the birth of go-go.
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Students and parents came out to College Application Night.

High Schoolers Learn The Keys To Success At College Admissions Night

Parents and students filled the halls, classrooms, and gym at Largo High School Wednesday night to take the next steps in planning for their futures. The school hosted College Application Night alongside Prince George's County Office of College Readiness and Student Services. The three hour long...
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