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FESTIVAL CENTER INC
February 11, 2011

I am active in charity and social justice in the DC area. For the past 30 plus years, since I moved to DC area, I have been extremely impressed with the many works of the Church of the Savior outreach ministries, of which the Festival Center is one.

The Festival Center serves its immediate Adams Morgan neighborhood and the whole DC area in many ways. Its Servant Leadership School does great work in training people in the area how to serve others as a co-worker, not a superior and not as an inferior.

It helps the immediate neighborhood in many ways every day. I have been involved as a donor to Jubilee Jobs, another outreach ministry of the Church of the Savior, that provides model job placement and long term employment upgrading for its clients. Meetings and dinners of the clients are held at the Festival Center regularly as are many other meetings for neighborhood groups.

I cannot think of any organization that does a better job for the people of Adams Morgan and the greater DC area than the Festival Center and other ministries of the Church of the Savior. If every city had a Festival Center and Church of the Savior, we would like in a much better world.

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I have seen the results of many people who were jobless and were able to be employed and then grew in their job responsibilities and pay as the result of the work of Jubilee Jobs through their work, much of which takes place at the Festival Center.

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I don't know enough about the inner workings of Festival Center to make a judgment on how the organization could be changed for the better.

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General Member of the Public & I have been involved with a suburban parish Social Action Fund, which awards grants to different groups and became aware of the Festival Center. I have been involved with programs of the Servant Leadership School and have used the Festival Center for a n.