In this special episode, we hear from Kenyatta T. Brunson, CEO of N Street Village, and Jewel McNeill, NSV alumna and former Steinbruck honoree.Read Full Story
In this episode of “NSV Radio: Voices of the Village,” Vocational Center Manager Matt LaBorde speaks with guests Psaha Mustaf, District Manager, and Cerissa Godfrey, Sr. Human Resources Manager, from our newest partner bluemercury. Psaha and Cerissa share tips for our clients on how developing a skin care routine helps build confidence within. Take a listen!
Self-confidence definitely improves when you’re happy with how you look and how you feel. If you feel good, you look great. There’s really no one product that does everything. It really begins with being good to yourself. Mental and physical health play a big part in your inner and to your outer beauty. My mom always told me: take care of your body and it’ll take care of you.
Learn more stories of healing, hope, and transformation from Village clients and alumna.
I had to grow up quickly. My mother had me at 16, and I was raised mostly by my grandparents. My father was in and out of prison during much of my childhood and was murdered when I was just 12 years old.
Making my childhood even more challenging, my mother exposed me to an adult lifestyle at a very young age. As a result, my life evolved into a fast track of drugs, alcohol, and men.Read Full Story
Like many people in this area, Misty moved to DC for an exciting job opportunity. After moving across country, she didn’t know many people. She soon felt isolated and turned to alcohol for the first time in her life. Things spiraled quickly for Misty – she lost her job and, unable to find a new position, she found herself homeless.Read Full Story
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