Friday, July 6, 2012

The Beltway of Giving: Creating World Travelers One Child at a Time

Each year, nearly 10 million flights circle the globe, carrying passengers to new locales and old stomping grounds alike. Travel comes with the territory in the District — dignitaries commute to and from home countries, businessmen and women cross continents to close deals and families spend much-deserved vacations to relax beyond the Beltway. 

I’ve seen passports filled with enough stamps to rival secretaries of state. A number of organizations across the city are now working to address this lack of cultural and geographical awareness by exposing inner-city youth to outdoor and cultural opportunities. Read my latest Beltway of Giving column in the Georgetowner HERE.

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