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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Training Grounds' mission is to equip and prepare economically disadvantaged DC youth and young adults for living wage careers through professional skills, personal development and entrepreneurship training. Participants learn the skills...

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

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