Creating an FFA for the 21st century

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At National FFA, the next generation is here. With 650,000+ members and growing, our students represent the future of agriculture. Our focus on innovation and our unrivaled experiential learning model make FFA the premier youth leadership development organization.

FFA is building the next generation of leaders. They will respect the planet, feed our world and improve lives. Whether urban or rural, new ideas, new partnerships and diverse thinking are preparing students for over 250 careers related to agriculture.

Whether farmers or scientists, teachers or mechanics, FFA members are ready for what’s next. Future is our first name, after all.

– Mark Poeschl, Chief Executive Officer, National FFA Organization

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Honoring Washington’s Women in Journalism

Washingtonian and Story Partners kick off the White House Correspondents’ weekend by hosting our annual Washington Women in Journalism Awards. We’re proud to recognize our honorees: Lifetime Achievement Award: Andrea Mitchell, NBC Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast: Abby Phillip, CNN Outstanding Journalist in Print: Ashley Parker, The Washington Post Rising Star: Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post Women journalists play an invaluable role in the media industry and are some of the bravest, most caring, and smartest…

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Reporting Stories that Affect Americans’ Lives

The Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron always says, “We’re at work, not war.” And it’s true. Covering any White House means working to report not just the administration’s message of the day or spin, but also to unearth the stories they might not want us to tell. These are, after all, the stories that often affect the lives of everyday Americans – the top down purge of a federal agency, for instance, or a…

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