JOIN US AT THE 2023 LITTLE LIGHTS BENEFIT!
On Saturday, October 28th, we will gather for our favorite night of the year - the Little Lights Benefit! We will celebrate those whose lives have been profoundly impacted by Little Lights as students and have returned as adults to be full-time staff members and leaders. Together, we can provide the necessary resources to create a lasting cycle of impact and empowerment in DC's public housing communities.
We hope to see you there!
Equipping young people to excel in school and in their lives through tutoring, mentoring, and college and career readiness.
Creating financial mobility by hiring from within our focus communities, so that both children and families can thrive.
Educating hundreds of people each year on our country’s history of systemic racial injustice through our Race Literacy 101 course.
Join Us At The 2023 Little Lights Benefit!
Saturday, October 28th at Hook Hall
Join us the evening of Saturday, October 28th at our favorite event of the year, the Little Lights Benefit, as we celebrate those whose lives have been profoundly impacted by Little Lights as students and have returned as adults to be full-time staff members and leaders. Together, we can provide the necessary resources to create a lasting cycle of impact and empowerment, so please consider joining us.
Become a mentor today
The goal of Christian mentorship is to support students relationally, spiritually, and emotionally, exposing them to new ways of learning, exploring, and growing. We do this by pairing a Christian volunteer mentor with a student for a one-to-one mentoring relationship.
Volunteer With Us This Fall!
Serve As A Homework Club Tutor
Serving as a Homework Club volunteer through Little Lights is a beautiful way to invest in our community, to gain verified volunteer hours, and to genuinely connect and uplift the lives of your neighbors. Homework Club pairs volunteer tutors with students to help build academic skills and understanding while completing homework assignments.
Of students who regularly attend Little Lights see improved reading and math scores
Nutritional meals served to students each year
Camille needed a job. After two years living in DC General homeless shelter with her two children, Jaylyn and Jerry, she had finally received a rental voucher and had moved into an apartment in Potomac Gardens public housing. She was starting to get her feet under her, and the next step was to find employment.