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Who We Are

Collaborative Solutions for Communities (CSC) is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization committed to helping families and neighborhoods realize a brighter future through the provision of family support services, affordable housing, violence intervention, youth engagement and workforce development programs. We enable and empower the transformation of urban environments so people can flourish and thrive.

Our Mission

To be the leading solution-focused resource in building strong, sustainable families and communities through family support services, innovative training, community capacity building, economic development and social enterprise.

Our Vision

Collaborating with youth, families and organizations for solutions that transform communities.

Meet Our Board of Directors

Our Mission

Joshua Downer - Chair

Brenda Ortiz - Vice Chair

Penelope Griffith, LCSW-C, LICSW - Executive Director 

Estevan Rivas, MD - Member

Charmaine Weatherly - Member

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