Peace Together: What Is It & How Can You Bring It To Your Community?

One Common Unity’s Peace Together intervention, funded by the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants, aims to create safe spaces where young people can utilize their creativity and self-expression skills to heal from violent incidents.  The Peace Together staff collaborates with trusted adults in the community of the youth that have been impacted by…

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Marina T. Eisenberg Named Senior Director of Finance and Administration at One Common Unity

Washington, DC, October 23, 2023 – One Common Unity (OCU) proudly announces Marina Eisenberg as their new Senior Director of Finance and Administration. A mission-driven nonprofit leader, Marina has dedicated her career to developing efficient systems, building strategic infrastructure, and expanding access for students and families from underserved communities. Impacted by her experience of growing…

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Jake Frelick, LICSW is now the Senior Director of Programs at One Common Unity

One Common Unity is proud to announce their new Senior Director of Programs, Jake Frelick, LICSW.

Washington, DC, August 2023 – One Common Unity (OCU) proudly announces Jake Frelick, LICSW as the new Senior Director of Programs. Jake is a licensed independent clinical social worker and youth development professional.  Jake worked as the Arts, Leadership, and Health Manager at a community-based organization in Chicago called Alternatives.  Jake received his Masters degree…

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Fly By Light 2023 Summer Showcase Recap

Fly by Light Summer Showcase 2023

Thank you to everybody who attended this year’s Fly By Light Summer Showcase! It was an amazing evening filled with lively, heartfelt performances from the Fly By Light youth and staff. Special shout out to Roosevelt High School for allowing us to use their auditorium! The lineup of performers included: You can check out a…

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Fly By Light Summer Showcase to be held June 7, 2023

Fly By Light 2023 Summer Showcase

Washington, DC, May 2023 – One Common Unity (OCU) is thrilled to announce our annual Fly By Light Summer Showcase, to be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 6:00 pm ET in the atrium of Roosevelt High School.  Audience members will experience the arts in action as youth from various wards of DC give…

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