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Empowering Community Leaders: One Common Unity and NAARC’s Training on Vicarious Trauma

May 31, 2024
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On May 28, 2024, One Common Unity’s Peace Together division, led by Luisa Marino (Program Manager), Johneé Wilson (Director of Training), and Hermione Rhones (OST Senior Program Facilitator), partnered with the National Association for the Advancement of Returning Citizens (NAARC) and their Cure the Streets team. The collaboration aimed to facilitate a day-long training on…

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Johneé Wilson is Now The Director of Training at One Common Unity

Johneé Wilson Named Director of Training at One Common Unity

February 23, 2024
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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…

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Ashlyn Hary, Director of Community Based Behavioral Health at One Common Unity, Advocates for the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement

February 23, 2024
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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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ONE COMMON UNITY, UNRWA AND AMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS HOST YOUTH EXCHANGE FOR PEACE

October 4, 2019
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District and international youth leaders share critical issues and envision leadership in their communities WASHINGTON (September 27, 2019) — On September 27, One Common Unity, in collaboration with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and Amigos de las Americas, was proud to facilitate a youth exchange…

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Using ‘Peace & Positivity’ To Combat Violence

September 19, 2019
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Cory Smith spoke with One Common Unity Princess Best and poet Isaiah King about the new song ‘Peace & Positivity’, and using the arts to heal trauma and confront social issues. (Credit: Cory Smith)

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One Common Unity to ‘Elevate Peace’ on November 14th

September 8, 2019
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Fundraiser to feature performances by ‘Fly By Light’ program alumni and more WASHINGTON (September 18, 2019) – For almost twenty years, One Common Unity has invested in breaking cycles of violence in Washington DC and the greater metropolitan area, through the power of the arts and peace education with youth. To commemorate two decades of…

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One Common Unity Hawah Kasat Receives Georgetown 2019 Legacy of a Dream Award

January 22, 2019
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One Common Unity breaks cycles of violence and builds compassionate communities through music, art, and peace education. Washington, D.C. (Jan. 21, 2019) Hawah Kasat, co-founder and executive director of Washington D.C. nonprofit One Common Unity, was chosen as Georgetown’s 2019 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award recipient. He was honored on Jan. 21,…

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One Common Unity Breaking The Cycle Through The Arts

November 1, 2018
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Tommy McFly spoke with a member of One Common Unity, an organization working to help the D.C. community by getting younger generations involved in music, poetry and other forms of art. (Published Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 | Credit: Tommy McFly)

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