Partners & Programs

THEARC is the permanent home of eleven world-class cultural and social service agencies-all who embrace the goal of enriching the cultural and social experiences of children and families living east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.

Featured Partner

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LIFT’s mission is to help community members achieve economic stability and well-being.  We are working to establish a new standard for holistic and enduring solutions in our country’s fight against poverty.  We are a...

Featured Program

Join us in our goal of building bridges across the river! The Bridge Park nation-wide competition launched on March 20, 2014, and we are currently seeking designs from architects and landscape architects across the country.  Given the unique nature of this project, there has been tremendous interest from the country’s most innovative designers. Later this spring, the top four concepts will be shared with community members for feedback. The final design will be selected in Fall of