Citizen engagement in Ivy City
Charities and Homeless Shelters:
Catholic Charities: New York Avenue Low Barrier Shelter
The shelter provides men in need with: a hot meal, cot, and shower facilities, as well as access to employment programs and a medical clinic.
For more information, visit: https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/housing-shelter/newyorkave/
Empower DC is a grassroots advocacy campaign for resident engagement within Ivy City. The campaign seeks to empower current residents of Ivy City and ensure that their voice is heard in the redevelopment projects that are changing their neighborhood.
For more information, visit: http://empowerdc.org/?page=ivy-city-campaign-for-crummel-school
Friends of Crummell School seeks to ensure the historical integrity of the school is preserved and that any future plans for the building benefit the local community. Additionally, the Friends of Crummell School also seek to ensure that the building be accessible and utilized for the community, not just a select few.
For more information, visit: http://www.crummellschool.org/