A Love Letter

A Love Letter

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and we love our Innovation Family here at DC Social Innovation Project. We can’t imagine more amazing people on the planet than these wonderful folks who are helping to empower DC communities to see themselves and their future through a new...

Press Pass Mentors graduates its second class

Last week we joined our grantee Press Pass Mentors (PPM) for its annual scholarship celebration. PPM is an 18-month writing intensive and one-on-one mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors from Wards 7 and 8 who want to attend college but need a boost in...

Food For Life celebrates graduation

Last week we joined our grantee Food For Life for the graduation of its recent cohort. As we shared in a previous profile of the organization, Food For Life provides unemployed youth (generally ages 18-23) with culinary training as both a career-building and life...

#MLKProBono

DC Social Innovation Project partnered with Taproot Foundation DC and IMPACT to host MLK Pro Bono Dream Lab in honor of the annual MLK Day of Service. We brought together 30 volunteers with 18 local organizations for a day of impact through pro bono service. During...

Grantee Wins Award

Our grantee, Young Doctors DC, recently received an award from a community organization for their work in the areas of health and youth mentoring. Check out this video for more about the amazing work they are doing to address health disparities and prepare youth for...