Author: Ben Ackman

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    Meet Andre Brinson

    Andre Brinson is familiar with the streets of DC, and the challenges they present. Born in Southeast, in the projects, he grew up in an area permeated with drugs and…

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      Meet Kimberly Stewart

      Kimberly Stewart was in desperate circumstances. She was fleeing domestic violence, and she knew she had to get herself and her three-year-old son to safety. Fortunately, she had the team…

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        Meet Gayan Troussard

        “It’s going to be okay, you can come out the other side.” These are the warm words Gayan Troussard, Division Director of Valley Place, imparts on every resident she meets….

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          Meet Jazmyne

          When our families rebuild their lives, they often earn just enough to pay rent and buy groceries. With the rising cost of living, our families often struggle to afford much…

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            Meet Delonte

            One person made all the difference in the life of Delonte. Delonte enrolled with AimHire with an important dream – he wanted a better job with opportunities for advancement so…

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              Meet Shelley Gilbert

              Anyone who meets Shelley Gilbert will be struck by her contagious optimism and sense of hope even in the most difficult circumstances. Shelley spent 4 ½ years in the Coast…

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