Sasha Bruce
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Families Reunified

86%

of homeless youth completing our new Family Strengthening Program remain reunited with strengthened families.

Youth Safely Housed

100%

of homeless youth admitted to our Re*Generation House exited to stable or permanent housing.

Youth Prepared for Careers

72

young people in Sasha Bruce programs have enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.

Our vision for workforce preparation

Homelessness is steadily increasing in the nation’s capital. Each year there are fewer affordable places to live, while the amount of safe, decent shelter for young people and working families does not keep pace with demand.  Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) operates...

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Tragedy in our community

Sasha Bruce staff and volunteers have been offering positive youth development activities in the Clay Terrace neighborhood for many years.  Our Richardson Youth Drop-in Center has been a beacon of hope, and we have had a busy summer with young people and families.  We...

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Pillars of Opportunity

Safe Homes

SBY operates multiple residential facilities, all of which offer counseling and classes that can lead young people back to a more stable and supportive family situation, or on a path to independence and self-sufficiency.

Life Skills

SBY builds young people’s life skills by focusing on communication, daily living, work/study skills, home life, self-care, social relationships, and housing/money management. Community engagement to promote stable families, parenting education, and health and wellness education are important aspects of our life skills development programming.

Workforce & Education

SBY provides tangible educational and workforce development opportunities including mentoring, academic support, vocational training, career planning and job placement to help young people stay focused on the future.

“For over 40 years, our professional staff has used comprehensive, competency-based approaches to offer youth and their families shelter, counseling, lifeskills and positive development experiences.”

Stories of Hope

Samantha's Story

 

 

 

From Dijitbouti, Africa to Capitol Heights, I’m not sure where I’d be without Promise Place….

 

Dae’Janae Day’s Story

During my first two years of high school, my Grandmother was my inspiration to push forward and make the best grades possible. But in my junior year she passed away

Maria Strives to Give Back

Maria’s hope is to become a counselor one day so that she can help other to learn from her own life…

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