For 41 years, The Washingtonian has honored local heroes who make this a better place for all. The ten people the Washingtonian honored in 2012 found unique ways to help those battling hunger, homelessness, war injuries, troubled pasts, and uncertain futures.
Jamila Larson, Executive Director of the Homeless Children's Playtime Project was chosen as a Washingtonian of the Year in 2012 for providing vital play for homeless children in Washington DC.
Read her feature in the Washingtonian: http://www.washingtonian.com/articles/people/washingtonians-of-the-year-2012-jamila-larson/index.php
To learn more about the Homeless Children's Playtime Project, visit http://www.playtimeproject.org