Empower DC: The District of Columbia Grassroots Empowerment Project’s mission is to enhance and improve the self-advocacy of low income and working people in the District of Columbia in order to bring about sustained self improvement in their quality of life. Take action for affordable housing, child care and government accountability with Empower DC.
Ivy City Civic Association: The Ivy City Civic Association is involved in developing neighborhood leadership and strategic campaigns around several issues including the restoration of the Alexander Crummell School for use as a workforce development and community center.
LEDC: The Latino Economic Development Corporation, LEDC’s mission is to improve the wealth-building capacity of low- and moderate-income Latinos and other under served communities in the Washington area They achieve this mission by pursuing four objectives, which are to: Increase the number and strength of small businesses; Increase home ownership; Preserve affordable housing and prevent tenant displacement; and Strategically target all of LEDC’s services to revitalize the economies and appearance of the neighborhoods where our target population lives and works.
Women’s Collective: The mission of The Women’s Collective (TWC) is to meet the self-defined needs of women, girls and their families living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS, reducing barriers to care and strengthening their network of support and services. As a Washington DC-based nonprofit organization led by women with HIV and their allies/advocates, TWC works to fulfill its mission by:
- Providing services that are peer-led, woman- and girl-focused, family-centered, and culturally appropriate.
- Providing a safe, non-judgmental environment for all women, girls and families.
- Providing a voice for women, girls and their families who are living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS through advocacy at the local, national, and international levels.
- Creating partnerships among service providers, governmental, non-governmental and private entities.
Ayuda: At Ayuda, we envision a community where all immigrants overcome obstacles in order to succeed and thrive in the United States. We realize our vision by advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in the Washington DC metropolitan area.Ayuda is the only non-profit provider in the DC metro area that provides a wide range of immigration and family law assistance, as well as social services support, for all immigrants – including men, women and children – from anywhere in the world. This comprehensive and open approach gives all immigrants a single resource to go to. Our specialized services for immigrant children and for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking are truly unique in the area.
Right now the DC Childcare Collective, regretfully, does not have the capacity to accept new full-time organizational partners. But we are always interested in discussing other options, and brainstorming together if you have childcare needs, so please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We may be able to work with you for a one-time event or conference with 1-3months advanced notice.