It's been a long road for the neighbors who live near 1300 Congress Street SE, where the Peaceoholics are building a 13-unit transitional living facility for at-risk young men. Since I covered the initial flare-up back in April, the group has appealed to the media and all levels of city government, garnering Washington Post profiles [...]
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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 [...]