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February 2018

Journey to Justice: The Witness of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Little Lights Main Center, 760 7th Street, SE
Washington, 20003 United States
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2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The lessons of his life and faith journey still resonate deeply in our nation today. You are invited to attend this three-session seminar led by Pastor Jim Melson, who is the founder and director of Cornelius Corps, a ministry committed to racial reconciliation and spiritual formation. The seminar will highlight several key campaigns led by Dr. King from the perspective of the faith that was at…

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April 2018

Innovative Job Solutions for Our City—At the Little Lights Breakfast

April 26, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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  Why is it so hard for people from under-resourced neighborhoods to find a job?  Join us for a fresh take on our annual Little Lights Breakfast, as we delve deeper into one aspect of Little Lights’ mission: Creating innovative solutions for our city’s under-employed. Over a free hot breakfast, catered by B.Lin Catering and District Doughnut, you will hear from a panel of community members as they discuss the various barriers they have personally faced when seeking employment—and some of the creative solutions…

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October 2018

Little Lights Benefit 2018

October 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Howard Theatre, 620 T St NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Even one light can illuminate the darkest space. There is a power to light that we have seen inspire neighborhoods and change the lives connected to our holistic programming.  We invite you to join us at our favorite event of the year, the Little Lights Benefit, as we celebrate the transformation we have seen and as we explore all the ways you can help Little Lights spread the power of light even further in our city. Howard Theatre620 T Street,…

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Christmas Store 2018

October 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Little Lights Main Center, 760 7th Street, SE
Washington, 20003 United States
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Giving Dignity, Bringing Joy  We have started to stock the shelves of our annual Christmas Store! From December 11th-13th the Family Center in Potomac Gardens will be transformed into the Little Lights Christmas Store, a place where parents or care-takers can select gifts for their children. These gifts strengthen the familial ties in Hopkins, Potomac Gardens, and Benning Terrace and also allow our staff to better acquaint themselves with our students' parents. We hope to collect 250 gifts starting now…

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April 2019

The Literacy Gap: Why does it exist? – At the Little Lights Breakfast

April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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1 in 4 black students in our nation’s capital met expectations in English in the 2017-2018 school year. (The Washington Post)   Join us for our annual Little Lights Breakfast as we delve into the question “Why does the literacy gap exist?” while also exploring a core part of Little Lights mission: bringing high-quality academic programs to our city’s under-resourced students. Over a free hot breakfast, catered by B.Lin Catering, you will hear from a panel of community members and thought…

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