Capital Area Food Bank Awards Partner Garden Grant to Jubilee Youth Services

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Our Activity Zone students are excited to expand their rooftop garden this spring! They were recently selected for the Capital Area Food Bank 2016 Partner Garden Grant. The partnership will add two new raised garden beds to the rooftop, garden training for staff and volunteers, and an opportunity for students to plant and grow fresh fruit and vegetables. The classes will … Read More

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Remarks from Jim Knight at the CNHED Housing for All Campaign Annual Event

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October 29, 2015 It is a great pleasure to be part of this special evening that is celebrating all that has been accomplished through the Housing for All Campaign. Steve asked me to recap some of the key moments along this campaign journey. As It occurred to me that we might distill the power of this campaign into three basic … Read More

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Returning Citizens to Celebrate New Beginnings at Jubilee Reentry Graduation

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Washington, DC — August 17, 2015 — Jubilee Housing will celebrate the graduation of six returning citizens on Friday, August 21, 2015 as they matriculate from the Reentry Housing Initiative (RHI), a program that helps returning citizens transition from incarceration back to the community, thereby dramatically increasing their chances for success while reducing the likelihood of recidivism. The ceremony will … Read More

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Resident Spotlight: Antoinette Burriss

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Antoinette was born and raised in Washington, DC, but could not afford an apartment of her own until 2012, when she discovered Jubilee Housing. “My son David and I had been living with my father for 12 years because rent was so high,” she said. “It was a dream come true to find housing I could afford in an area that I grew up … Read More

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$1.4 Million Renovation Preserves 27 Affordable Units at Jubilee Housing Ontario Court

Rebekah TaftPress Release

Washington, DC – July 20, 2015 – On Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m., Jubilee Housing, along with residents, city officials, financiers, and community members, will gather to celebrate the Ontario Court building located at 2525 Ontario Road NW in Adams Morgan, Washington, DC. The renovation will keep the apartment building in the heart of Ward 1 affordable for families … Read More

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Resident Spotlight: Nancy Salmeron

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On Friday evening, we awarded 14 of our residents with Jubilee to College scholarships. Meet Nancy, one of those recipients: When Nancy came to Jubilee Housing with her mother and three sisters at six years old, she had no idea what a difference it would make in her life. “Jubilee has been an essential asset for the growth of my … Read More

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