THEARC Resident Partners

ArtReach, a year-round museum outreach program, is designed to empower D.C. youth and families to explore and trust their own creativity within the context of art making and art history. THEARC ArtReach, was originally founded as Corcoran ArtReach in 1992. It provides free arts...

Building Bridges Across the River is the 501-c-3 nonprofit organization that built and now runs THEARC.  The mission of Building Bridges Across the River is to improve the quality of life for children and adults who reside east of the Anacostia River by providing leadership, management and...

A sense of belonging, a sense of usefulness, a sense of influence, and a sense of competency is what this youth service organization instills in young boys and girls, ages 6 - 18. The FBR (Friedman, Billings, Ramsey) Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington at THEARC offers a wide...

Serving children ages 0 to 23, Children's Health Center at THEARC is a full-service medical clinic which provides preventive health care, sick visits, immunizations, chronic illness management, and psychological, legal aid, referral management and social support services.  The clinic...

Covenant House Washington provides youth (ages 18-24) food, shelter, clothing, educational and vocational services, counseling, life skills education, recreation, and child care.  All services are provided at no cost to the youth.  Youth in need of day care are assisted in accessing...

Levine Music is a nonprofit community music school offering outstanding musical instruction for students of all ages, abilities and economic backgrounds while also encouraging a love of music, fostering creative expression and promoting personal enrichment. The School has four campuses:...

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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 community-based nonprofit that engages trained advocates...

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Since 1980, Parklands Community Center’s guiding principles have been Faith, Love and Commitment.  PCC’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of low-income residents and ex-offenders primarily living east of the Anacostia River.  Over the years, PCC has offered...

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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 community engagement programs, DanceDC and EXCEL...

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Trinity is a comprehensive university that excels in educating students who go on to make a difference in the world.  Students graduate from Trinity with the skills necessary to be marketable in today’s workforce; enabling them to secure a strong future for themselves and their...

Grounded in the legacy of dynamic female educators and religious pioneers, The Washington School for Girls (WSG) encourages young girls growing up in the underserved area of Anacostia to stay in school and excel beyond their imaginations.