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
Navigating the Remote Landscape
In the second episode of the “NSV Radio: Voices of the Village” podcast, Vocational Center Manager Matt LaBorde speaks with Catherine Manfre, Partner with BCG of Washington, D.C., and Courtney Tatum, Project Leader for BCG of Washington, D.C. They talk about navigating the remote landscape of the job force, gaining insight on how to best advocate for yourself, and what advice two BCG employees would offer those working remotely.
The thing that’s really important to do whenever you start a virtual interaction is to have some human to human conversation, whether it’s about the weather or what you did on your weekend, just something to establish that connection, because it’s really easy to forget that there’s another real-life person you’re talking to.
Learn more stories of healing, hope, and transformation from Village clients and alumna.
Lolita struggled with an addiction for thirty years. She lived with her mother and had different jobs, but only kept them for short periods of time because of her drug use. When her mother died, she hit rock bottom. Without her support system and a place of her own to live, Lolita recognized that she could not continue living the way she had been. She needed a place that provided time and structure so that she could overcome her addictions.Read Full Story
Pertrina was born in Washington, D.C. to high school sweethearts who divorced when she was young. Her mother remarried a man who provided financially for the family. Pertrina lived in a beautiful home, attended a good school, and went on nice vacations. As a teenager, Pertrina was victim to a violent sexual trauma that she kept secret for more than 40 years.Read Full Story
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