20th Annual DC SCORES Jamboree!

  • Anacostia Park (1900 Anacostia Drive SE)

DC SCORES builds teams through after school programs for 1,500 low-income DC youth at 44 schools by instilling self-expression, physical fitness, and a sense of community. DC SCORES accomplishes this in an innovative model combining poetry, soccer, and service-learning year-round.

STEM Carnival

  • Savoy Elementary School (2400 Shannon Place, SE)

 Concerned Black Men (CBM), a New Communities human capital provider in Barry Farm, will be hosting a free STEM Carnival, with activity stations for youth around science, technology, and math education.


15th Annual Green Apple Awards

  • McKinley Technology High School Auditorium (151 T Street, NE)

Higher Achievement will be hosting its annual Green Apple Awards — the 8th grade graduation ceremony — on Tuesday, May 19th. This is guaranteed to be a special evening where students will be celebrated for their acceptances into some of the city’s top high schools. Higher Achievement is a New Communities human capital grantee that gives youth from at-risk communities their best opportunity to succeed in middle school and in life.

5th Annual Community Career & Service FAIR

  • Bible Way Church D.C. (1100 New Jersey Ave, NW)

Housing Opportunities Unlimited will be hosting their 5th Annual Community Career & Service FAIR on Thursday, May 14. Come meet with representatives from VMT Education Center, Wells Fargo, Project Empowerment, Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative, and many more! This event is supported by grant funding from the New Communities Initiative. Click here for the meeting agenda.