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Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/23/2009

Youths Protest D.C. Funding Cuts

Peaceoholics co-founder Ron Moten led hundreds of youths in a protest in front of the John A. Wilson Building Wednesday afternoon to bring attention to the D.C. Council's cuts in funding to nonprofits. The council eliminated earmarks when re-working the budget.

Moten wore overalls and bandages covered with fake blood. "They need to know what happens in the community," said Moten, referring to Peaceoholics' work stemming violence among youths.

By Anne Bartlett  |  05:03 PM ET, 09/23/2009

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