Posts Tagged ‘at-risk youth’

Peaceoholics at War: Nonprofit Finds Dealing With At-risk Youths a Lot Easier Than Wrangling With Neighbors

Jauhar Abraham proudly surveys the ongoing construction at 1300 Congress St. SE last Friday afternoon, standing back to avoid clouds of dust.
“It’s gonna be nice,” he says—all-wood floors, ceramic tiling, private bathrooms. “Not the way all these projects are set up.”
The crew performing the renovations looks somewhat different from the one working on developer [...]

Chaos in Congress Heights Over Peaceoholics Youth Home

CLARIFICATION, Thursday 6 p.m.: The Peaceoholics' planned facility is a place where young men will live independently and pay rent, not a "group home," as the headline originally stated.
UPDATE, Sunday 4:20 p.m.: According to Jauhar Abraham and city officials, it is still unclear how the young men will be chosen and paid for. A [...]