During this time of heightened health awareness and the pandemic we are currently experiencing, please be assured that East of the River is still dedicated to the mission of providing assistance to our valued community and the populations we serve. Our Mentorship, Community Health and Wellness, Workforce Development and Housing components are still working diligently to navigate the present obstacles while ensuring the safety of those who utilize and need our services. Mentorship, wellness assessments, housing and workforce development interviews are being maintained via virtual meeting or teleconferencing to accommodate the local and national social distancing guidelines, and for the health and safety of our staff and clients. Please use the contact us link for further assistance.
In the back yard of the Nation’s Capitol, just east of the Anacostia River, there exists a community that has been long plagued by crime, poverty and disenfranchisement. “East of the River,” the tag name for this section of Southeast, Washington, D.C., is a label that has become synonymous with an attitude of feisty underdog pride.
God’s dream for us is not simply peace of mind, but peace on earth.
Promotes a passion for justice within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and prophetic Disciples leadership to ecumenical and interfaith justice coalitions. To assist individuals and communities east of the Anacostia River who are in need of positive transformation through community-based, school-based & re-entry focused programming.