Media Archives

  • Georgetown University – 2017

    Steve Park, the Founder and Executive Director, of Capitol Hill based non-profit, Little Lights Urban Ministries, was awarded Georgetown University’s 2018 recipient of the John Thompson, Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award in January 2018 at the Kennedy Center.

    The award is given by Georgetown University to a local individual who exemplifies the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and this year Steve was formally recognized as the award recipient at the annual MLK Jr. celebration, which was headlined by Grammy and Tony–nominated performer, Vanessa Williams.

    Title: VULNERABLE D.C. CHILDREN, FAMILIES HELPED BY 2018 LEGACY OF A DREAM AWARD WINNER STEVE PARK OF LITTLE LIGHTS URBAN MINISTRIES

    Published Date: 11/27/2017

  • Hill Rag – 2017

    One sign of spring on Capitol Hill is the gala dinner at the Folger Shakespeare Library that each year brings together several hundred people to honor neighbors for their particular contributions to the community.  A fundraiser for the Capitol Hill Community Foundation, the dinner celebrates the many and varied ways that individuals enhance and support […]

    Title: Winners of 2017 Capitol Hill Community Achievement Awards

    Published Date: 4/5/2017

  • Center For Nonprofit Advancement – 2016

    Little Lights Urban Ministries was named a 2016 Board Leadership Award winner by the Center For Nonprofit Advancement. We are honored and thrilled that the Center’s selection committee deemed Little Lights worthy of such esteemed recognition and a $10,000 prize. Little Lights‘ Board of Directors looks forward to continuing to strive for excellence in leadership and in its committed work to our community.    

    Title: 2016 Board Leadership Award Winner – Little Lights

    Published Date: 7/21/2016

  • Grace In 30 – 2016

    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.

    Title: Serving the Amazing Kids in Underserved Neighborhoods

    Published Date: 8/17/2016

  • Washington Post – 2015

    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 […]

    Title: All-black landscaping crew turns ‘the look’ into job opportunities

    Published Date: 11/3/2015

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