Winter Showcase 2018 "Nowhere to Run" Preformance by Nfinity Zhy "Self-Acceptance" (Visual Art) by Marshmallow FBL Performance Troupe, Winter Winter Showcase

One Common Unity, Inc.

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One Common Unity (OCU) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that breaks cycles of violence and builds compassionate, healthy communities through the transformative power of music, arts, and peace education. The non-profit organization began in the year 2000, when a group of educators and artists organized youth empowerment classes and workshops in public schools, recreation centers, and youth prisons throughout the Washington, DC area. In the past sixteen years, OCU has reached over 20,500 youth, parents and educators. Our initiatives are aimed at decreasing the amount of interpersonal violence in our lives, hence empowering individuals to make healthy, holistic, responsible, and positive ...

Project Leaders
Hawah Kasat
Hawah Kasat, Aaron Al-Shneyer, Malauna Steele
Organization Information
2437 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
(202) 765-3757

  BRIDGE# 5228538510
Organization Information
2437 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
(202) 765-3757

  BRIDGE# 5228538510

Projects (1)

Project Reports

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Mar 15, 2018
Shifting Culture: Breaking Cycles of Violence
  One Common Unity has been off to a great start in 2018! Thanks to your support, we have been very busy scaling up our programs across D.C., engaging thousands more students in our...
Dec 14, 2017
We Are Stronger Together!
“Unity is strength...when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” –– Mattie Stepanek Here at One Common Unity, we pride ourselves on being a...
Sep 18, 2017
Creating Community in Wake of Contentious Politics
"Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of...
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