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Phone: 301-929-2505
3015 Upton Dr
Kensington
Maryland 20895
USA

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Target demographics: Economically disadvantaged women in the Washington DC metro area with children under the age of 6.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,500+

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Prepare and serve dinner for the 37 women in our Family Leadership School,

Mission:
Crossway Community, Inc. is a center for innovative, community-based anti-poverty solutions in the greater Washington, DC area. We promote community, creativity and learning for all families. Our evidence-based programs provide economically disadvantaged, single mothers the educational tools they need to build the social and financial networks that break the cycle of generational poverty.
Results:
Since 1990 Crossway Community has served over 6,000 women in the Washington DC region. Parents report that 90% of the children who have attended our Montessori education program are above grade level in school and 70% of our adult students are currently enrolled in post-secondary education programs

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04/07/11
It’s rare that an organization of such high value, execution and passion are all seen in the same place. Relentless in its pursue of current and time tested ways to build self sustaining life skills. A model non-organization... more »
03/30/11
One of the things that stands out to me is Crossway's holistic approach to changing the lives of mothers enrolled in the Family Leadership School. From what I learned during interviews, Crossway doesn't babysit mothers in the FLS. They won't hold your hand. Don't get me wrong, the mothers have a... more »
03/30/11
My children both attended Crossway Montessori. I would like to highlight the standard of education Crossway Montessori provides for all children enrolled in the school regarding of their socio-economic background. The Students in the Family Leadership School are working on achieving success for ... more »
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