Grace in 30 is a radio program about individuals and organizations living by grace, and a call to action for listeners to join in and make our families, communities, businesses, and world better. Little Lights is featured in this episode.
All-black landscaping crew turns ‘the look’ into job opportunities When a van stopped in front of a house on Capitol Hill a few days ago, I watched five black men exit the vehicle and retrieve their lawn maintenance equipment. They entered a gated yard and went to work, undeterred by the prospect of arousing suspicion […]
Let us cast our minds back to January, when President Obama boldly declared during his seventh State of the Union Address that “[w]ith a growing economy, shrinking deficits, bustling industry, and booming energy production — we have risen from recession freer to write our own future than any other nation on Earth… the shadow of […]
Little Lights Urban Ministries near Barracks Row placed first in the “small nonprofit” category of a fundraising competition last week. United Way’s “Do More 24″ one-day online giving campaign encouraged contributors to donate to hundreds of local nonprofit groups and advertised cash prizes for those organizations that received the largest sum of contributions.
Vann-Ghasri credits the Little Lights Urban Ministries for bringing more organizations to help with the project. Little Lights, a non-profit taking a holistic approach to serving families and children living in poverty in Capitol Hill, have worked in Potomac Gardens and its neighboring community, Hopkins, since 1997. “We work with about 120 kids per year,” […]