We have 25 students marching, but, we could easily double the size of our band in the next few months. How is this possible? I teach 50 more students who cannot afford to rent or buy instruments.
The Beacon House Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerald Kittner as Beacon House’s next Executive Director.
Generation Hope removes barriers to educational attainment by matching teen parents attending college in the DC metro area with individuals, organizations, and local businesses (Sponsors) to participate in a mentoring relationship that includes emotional and financial support
If anyone has the time to help, even once a week or occasionally, please contact Gerry Kittner at gkittner(at)beaconhoussedc.org.
Beacon House was one of six local organizations awarded a grant this year by the Washington Post Charities
From Paint Branch UU Church Member Sharing a Piece from Author Jim Loewen on Funding Mississippi Civil Right Movement Chair at Tougaloo College
The other connection I am feeling is with the first woman President of Howard Univ. Where I finally got my MSW in 1970. From Marge Owens of Paint Branch UU Church
Equality Maryland, the state’s LGBT civil rights organization, and CASA de Maryland, the state’s largest Latino and immigrant organization, have launched an exciting partnership to educate our communities about the importance of immigrant education and family recognition in an exciting year when these issues will be front and center in our state.
Beacon House was featured in UU World article
Beacon House got some well-deserved recognition this past week when it was featured on TV Channel 9 WUSA’s Hero Central, Monday, February 20.
One of our greatest needs is for volunteer tutors for our FOCUS on Excellence, one-on-one math and reading tutoring program for 1-6th graders, as well as for our teen tutoring program. Both tutoring programs meet one evening a week and match a volunteer tutor with a child who work together on professionally developed curricula.