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Crossway Community Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Adult Education, Education, Family Services, Homeless & Housing, Human Services, Low-Income & Subsidized Rental Housing, Preschools

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

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

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,500+

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Rating: 4

As a parent of Montessori students and an architect that works directly with educational non-profits in this region, I have been singularly impressed by unique educational and social model created by CrossWay Community. They have identified critical components of a thriving social network and translated that into a vibrant community that serves a diverse range of families, as well as residents of its immediate neighborhood.