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Announcing DCTV’s first-ever original docuseries!

Check out Stronger Start: Building Better Child Care
to learn about challenges and solutions for families in DC.

Stronger Start: Building Better Child Care

The child care system is in crisis, locally and nationally. In a groundbreaking new docuseries from DCTV and the Bainum Family Foundation, parents, educators, and advocates discuss how we can make the system better, more accessible, and more affordable for everyone. Watch Stronger Start: Building Better Child Care on Tuesdays at 8 PM!

Watch the introductory episode of Stronger Start: A community Town Hall hosted by Kojo Nnamdi

Black Girl Magic Stories: What Does Liberation Look Like in 2023?

The 811 Crew: Check out the best highlights and outtakes from Season One

Community Stories: A day in the life of a biker

Community Stories: DC’s Beat Your Feet Dance Movement

Giving Tuesday 2022: A showcase of people making a difference for DC

Stories that matter

District Life: Season 2

DCTV’s original show is back for another season and we’re kicking things off with some heartfelt stories…starting with a new cohost.

A new season of District Life is here! All politics aside, District Life tells stories of, for, and about our local community, from arts and culture, to local history, to advocacy and entertainment… highlighting fascinating people and neighborhoods across the District and beyond. Catch a new episode every Tuesday at 8 pm.

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