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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The Washington Ballet at THEARC works to enliven the beauty and discipline of dance in Southeast Washington, DC. Inaugurated in summer 2005, TWB at THEARC houses the Southeast Campus of The Washington School of Ballet and two unique...

Featured Program

Our Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), "Thinking Outside the Diamond" is a FREE program for youth in grades 5-9 in Wards 7 & 8. The program engages youth in various workshops using creative media tools and critical thinking, to help youth explore the different sides of themselves, their communities, and the world. Program goals include:

1) developing leadership qualities and characteristics

2) enhancing interpersonal relationships with peers, family members, and

Covenant House