To empower under-served youth and families in Washington, DC with the love of Christ. We seek to develop their God-given potential spiritually, socially, and intellectually through academics, life skills, the arts, and discipleship.
At LLUM, lives are transformed daily by prayer, compassion, and hope.
We envision a community of racial and class reconciliation where mutual respect and authentic fellowship provide a place of healing and joy.
We envision all children and youth performing at their highest educational capacity through individualized academic interventions and arts-based programs.
We envision youth and adults engaged in gainful employment.
Prayer: provides the power for change.
Compassion: empathizing with those in need and acting on it.
Integrity: being real about our weaknesses, humble in our strengths, doing what we say we will do, and doing it well.
Diversity: being intentionally inclusive and seeking healing across gender, race, class to build healthy community.
Innovation: having the courage to try new ideas.
Celebration: honoring people and recognizing victories, big and small.
Capitol Hill Community Foundation
DC Children & Youth Investment Trust Corporation
DC Housing Authority
Eugene And Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
From Here to There
Global Children Foundation
Hattie M. Strong Foundation
Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
New Life foundation
Philip L. Graham Fund
V & S Foundation
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