HER Needs Your Help

Dear Friend of HER – Over the past two years I have been proud and fortunate to be able to share some of our amazing achievements, including the January opening of HER Place, a transitional home that gives young women a safe place to live and get on their feet. Through your support and generosity

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Fulfilling our last resolutions of 2017…

What are you most reflecting on as 2017 comes to an end? It is personal fulfillment, professional growth, maybe a new friendship? At HER, we are reflecting on all of these things and more. As a community at HER, we all relish in the joys that happen for each other. This year we saw more

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Attitude Of Gratitude – Thanksgiving 2017

Similar to the young women we serve at HER, at 21 years old, I began my journey from drugs, alcohol, sex work and homelessness to a life that is full of love, happiness and gratitude. In these 16 years, I learned that gratitude is more than a word, it is demonstrated in an attitude of

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Announcing the HER Street Outreach Team

I have great news and want to share! HER has a new Street Outreach Team that is on foot, on the streets – overnight– connecting with homeless youth in Washington, DC. But it goes so much further than just connecting. We are working to get them into supportive programs (including HER) and housing organizations that

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HER Newsletter: One year of open doors

Read more and subscribe to our newsletter. Wow, it’s amazing how fast time flies! Can you believe that HER Resiliency Center opened its doors one year ago today? In one year we accomplished: 50 peers served 35 weekly workshops hosted 8 peers were supported in applying for and securing stable housing 31 peers were prepped for

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HER Holiday Newsletter 2016

Read more and subscribe to our newsletter. This holiday season give a gift that will impact the lives of vulnerable young women. Each young woman HER Resiliency Center serves has her own personalized plan for success. Our peers have their eyes on being business owners, lawyers, social workers, and joining the military. With your support, the

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HER Thanksgiving Newsletter 2016

Read more and subscribe to our newsletter. As we approach the end of 2016, I wanted to share with you some of the milestones we’ve reached. This year we went from a vision to supporting 30 young women (peers) and two full time staff members. We’ve helped our peers: Transition from foster care Handle court

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Fall Update: Employment Empowerment Successes

One of my goals for creating HER was to bring young women together in a place where they could begin to know themselves, respect their own opinions and those of their peers, and create a roadmap for their lives. And that is exactly what we are doing! This summer, HER worked with 25 young women

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