In the second episode of the “NSV Radio: Voices of the Village” podcast, Vocational Center Manager Matt LaBorde speaks with two representatives from BCG of Washington, D.C., about working remotely.Read Full Story
My name is Nataki, which means “princess” in Swahili.
There were no transgender role models in the city where I grew up. As I got older, the only way I knew how to be myself was by going to clubs, prostitution, and using drugs.
Leaving Baltimore was the best thing I ever could have done for myself. The second best was finding N Street Village.
When I arrived at N Street Village, it was completely different.
Here, my apartment is my small piece of heaven. The staff don’t treat me like I wasn’t born female. They don’t treat me like I’m transgender, they treat me like I’m me.
The way N Street Village has accepted me and welcomed me has given me the hope and courage to be me without the drugs.
When you support N Street Village, you ensure that the next woman on this path doesn’t have to go through what I did. That gift is beyond priceless.
Learn more stories of healing, hope, and transformation from Village clients and alumna.
Paula arrived at N Street Village in 2016, carrying everything she owned in three bags and towing years of bitterness, anger, and despair.
Paula had a successful career for 16 years, a husband, and two sons. Then she got the call from her sister – her father had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and needed help. She uprooted her family, left everything behind, and came back to her childhood home in D.C. to care for her dad. A few years after moving her husband passed away suddenly from a heart attack. Four months later, her father died.Read Full Story
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