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Green Bubble

We serve the community through programming anchored in building resilience and creating sustainability.

Workforce Development & Literacy

Our workforce development program is wholistic, centered on fortifying each individual and focuses on qualitative impact for sustained economic mobility.

Health & Wellness

Our focus with our programming is to increase literacy through pragmatic themes such as ‘Food is Health.

Disaster Readiness and Preparedness

Our focus with our programming is to increase literacy through pragmatic themes such as ‘Food is Health

Community Engagement

A connected community is a more resilient community!

We serve the community through programming anchored in building resilience and creating sustainability. The design of each program considers intergenerational components and how aspects of environmental literacy can enhance outcomes.

Our workforce development program is wholistic, centered on fortifying each individual and focuses on qualitative impact for sustained economic mobility. Literacy consists of increasing knowledge in the areas of Health, Financial, & Computer. These Essential Skills consist of increasing awareness and improving life choices and professional skills. Career Pathways are any one of our focused 'academies' providing robust training to prepare trainees with the technical knowledge and skills to enable a fully prepared employee who can sustainably grow in their careers. These workforce development principles are also applied towards our youth and senior workforce development programs.

Our community has some of the worst health outcomes in most monitored health parameters (infant mortality, life expectancy, diabetes, obesity, etc.). Coupled with the fact that Ward 7 is also a food desert amplifies the health and wellness challenges facing community members. Our focus with our programming is to increase literacy through pragmatic themes such as ‘Food is Health’, ‘Importance of Oral Health’, ‘Prenatal Health’, ‘Early Childhood Development’; offering guidance for behavioral health resources; and providing programming around yoga/mindfulness and fun aerobic activities (Zumba, Hand-dancing).

While we serve the community by firstly focusing on who to increase capacity in the community, we are also recognize the importance of being a resource in the management of hazards resulting from environmental injustices that have led to current socio economic, infrastructural, weather, and climate stressors. We are also committed to supporting Community Emergency Readiness Training [CERT], being a distribution center to manage acutely needed supplies, increase environmental literacy in various ways, and engage seamlessly with DC’s Climate Ready & Resilience Hub initiatives.

A connected community is a more resilient community!!! From art shows, Juneteenth celebration, Zumba to CERT 11 training, we aim to increase the intergenerational connectivity through various family programming, storytelling, mentoring, and hobby clubs. This is where the hidden gems and robust history of Ward 7 gets to shine brightly and support the healing and solving for the challenges faced by the community.