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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 ...

SOME runs 38 programs and there is always a lot going on! Here are some recent events in our programs from April. WKYS 93.9 Visits SOME On Friday April 14th, SOME was able to host a pizza party for the guests in our Dining Room ...

Betty Gentle leading an advocacy session at SOME's Senior Center

During the first advocacy session I led at SOME’s Senior Center in January 2017, I asked all the seniors present to envision a DC that was perfect for all senior citizens. I anticipated that most of the conversation would revolve ...

Isaiah House members and staff.

SOME’s Isaiah House is a therapeutic day program that provides a supportive environment for men and women who have been impacted by both homelessness and severe and persistent mental illness. Isaiah House restores hope and dignity ...

On March 10, 2017 SOME hosted a graduation ceremony for 49 students of SOME Center for Employment Training. During the ceremony, we also recognized and celebrated 22 graduates from 2016 who have been employed for more than a year. We ...

volunteer pours juice for homeless man in SOME dining room

SOME’s hallmark continuum of care serves to alleviate suffering and foster self-sufficiency among the people we serve. The programs in our continuum are organized into three levels: emergency programs that meet acute needs; ...

Councilmember White with SOME Seniors

SOME runs 38 programs and there is always a lot going on! Here are some recent events in our programs from February. Shalom House The residents of Shalom House had a fabulous time learning how to cook a delicious and nutritious meal ...

Every quarter SOME takes time to celebrate and recognize departments and staff who have been nominated by colleagues for their outstanding work ethic and recent achievements! This quarter we had the opportunity to give back to a team ...

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