Category: Place

On World Refugee Day: What lessons we can learn from Africa

Today, low- and middle-income countries host a majority of the world’s refugees. The reality of refugees striving to rebuild their lives alongside host communities can fuel divisive politics, and the strain of refugee flows can threaten hard-won development gains. Despite the political turmoil precipitated by forced displacement, this is an eminently manageable challenge for the…

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SS17 Trunk Show :: Misanthrope x Zaire Studios @ REDEEM 

Chicago brand MISANTHROPE and DC designer ZAIRE STUDIO joined forces this past weekend to showcase their Spring collections and welcome in the season. Hosted at Redeem — an independent boutique specializing in up-and-coming designers, and with ambience by DJ NativeSUN,  designers Ayrun Dismuke and DC’s own Ayana Zaire shared what inspires their creative process through their showcase.…

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DC’s Digital Inclusion Initiative Launches a Guide to Digital Citizenship: Here’s Why it Matters #TechTuesday

According to Washington, DC’s Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), Victor L. Hoskins, DC is the number one tech hotspot in North America. The cities diverse international culture which offer world-class museums and monuments, unique neighborhoods, and gorgeous common spaces, all compliment the local exchange of business and social goods. As the world of technology expands it’s impact and…

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Portrait of America via Google Glass #TechTuesday

Portrait of America The National Portrait Gallery presented ‘Portrait of America’. Headlining the lineup of President Day activities and exhibits, Artist David Datuna’s interactive flag sculpture used Google Glass technology to engage its audience. Prior to it’s open, visitors readied themselves to rush the museum in order to view this particular exhibit. Despite arriving later then scheduled to my own meet…

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