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SOME runs 38 programs and there is always a lot going on! Here are some recent events in our programs from July.   Senior Summer Camp Over 100 seniors attended SOME’s Senior Summer Camp this year. This annual event was ...

SOME runs 38 programs and there is always a lot going on! Here are some recent events in our programs from June. BODYWISE Program for Seniors The seniors at SOME Kuehner House recently participated in a chair exercise class from ...

In June, the Council of the District of Columbia passed the District Budget for the next fiscal year. This caps 10 months of work by SOME’s Advocacy Department. The Department, with a revived Advocacy Network, was very active in the ...

We are honored to be a Washington Post Top Workplace for a third consecutive year. SOME was awarded a Top Workplaces designation based on feedback collected from staff through an anonymous survey. SOME ranked 31st out of 60 for ...

As the weather turns dangerously hot there is an increased risk of hyperthermia, a condition of having a body temperature greatly above normal. Extreme heat causes significant impacts to people who are living and sleeping on the ...

Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative Announces Investments to Address Regional Employer Hiring Challenges Three regional consortia will receive grants to help low-income residents launch careers in IT and Healthcare ...

SOME runs 38 programs and there is always a lot going on! Here are some recent events in our programs from May. Art Attack We had a fabulous time at the opening art exhibit of at our affordable housing program. The exhibition displayed ...

Portraits of SOME seniors by 5th grade students at the Sheridan School. Photo courtesy of Teach Pluralism.

Gabby and Nina are 5th grade co-teachers at Sheridan School in Washington, DC. They are constantly trying to push themselves, their students, and conversations about education to be as socially just as possible. As part of a recent ...

Rendering of Spring Road. Credit: Miner Feinstein Architects.

On May 10th, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) issued $10,200,000 (short and long term tax exempt obligations) in bond financing to rehabilitate and increase the number of affordable housing units at SOME’s ...

Every quarter SOME recognizes two staff members and one program who have exemplified SOME’s mission with an Employee or Program Award. All of these awards lead up to our Annual Staff Meeting where one employee is voted the 2016 ...

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