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Working inside schools and out in the community, our innovative programming skillfully blends art, music, and culture with social-emotional learning, conflict resolution, and mental health services to improve students’ behavioral health outcomes and transform school cultures. Together, our continuum of services centers the needs of DC youth, unleashing their full potential.
“I was not doing well in school but Fly By Light made me a more confident person and more confident in my abilities. It is the people within the program, who over time, helped me change into the person I really want to be.”
— Leighton, Fly By Light Alum
Washington, DC, February 23, 2024 – One Common Unity (OCU) proudly announces Johneé Wilson as their new Director of Training. Johneé dedicates herself to work at the intersection of global service, youth leadership development, and creative storytelling. She co-designed resiliency models for youth leadership and wellness programs with nonprofits in Abuja and Lagos and returned…
Ashlyn Hary, Director of Community Based Behavioral Health at One Common Unity, Advocates for the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement
Washington, DC, February 23, 2024 – One Common Unity’s Director of Community Based Behavioral Health, Ashlyn Harty, provided testimony on behalf of the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (ONSE) as they presented at a city council performance oversight hearing on February 14th, 2024. ONSE has been a close partner of One Common Unity’s Peace…
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