Sasha Bruce

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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…
Families Reunified
of homeless youth completing our new Family Strengthening Program remain reunited with strengthened families.
Youth Safely Housed

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

Youth Prepared for Careers

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

Sasha Bruce House is Rich in History

A few months ago, a Sasha Bruce staff member was mailing a package to one of our donors at her local post office. The envelope had the Sasha Bruce logo and its return address. “Hey, my mother lived at Sasha Bruce!” the postal clerk exclaimed. Her mother had spent time...

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Blossoming Beginnings—The Start of Guerrilla Gardeners

When Jim Guckert retired in the District, he knew little about Sasha Bruce Youthwork. For 25 years they’d operated a housing program for youth in his neighborhood, but despite wanting to be helpful, he didn’t have anything to do with them. In fact, he and his...

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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.

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