See Our Vision

The House DC's vision is to transform and empower the lives of inner city youth and their families through Christ by giving them hope, a productive future, and a changed community.

Why Anacostia

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THE HOUSE IS A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE

The House is a safe haven, where youth and the community experience love.  It gives young people hope and introduces them to the same Jesus that changed our lives.  Our life-changing experiences gives our youth a change of heart.

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Anacostia Crisis

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WHY IS THE HOUSE PASSIONATE ABOUT ANACOSTIA?

Unemployment is 50% higher than the rest of DC, there’s a high level of drug abuse among children between 10-17 years old, and a large increase of violence over the last ten years. We want to change those stats.

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Get Involved

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ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF YOUNG PEOPLE?

Learn about how you can get involved in activities at The House and contribute your time, talents, and resources to advancing the youth in this area.

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“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.  Do not say to your neighbor, ‘Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you’— when you already have it with you.”

Proverbs 3:27, 28 NIV

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News and Events

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2016 Summer Newsletter

The police explained that we were a LOW PRIORITY.  The officer explained further that it was noted that the events The House DC hosts are always non-violent, and commended us on a job well done.

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Programs

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GIRLS GONE PIN+K

Girls Gone Pin+k (GGP) is a mentoring program for girls consisting of students who have graduated from the program who come back to lend a hand to their younger peers by being a listening ear and providing assistance as needed.

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Success Stories

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Graduates

Since 2003, The House has partnered with Anacostia Senior High School and has a strong presence and relationship with the school. The graduation rate for high school seniors participating in our programs is close to 100%.

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