February 25, 2015 - Community of Hope’s Family Health and Birth Center (FHBC) is thrilled to announce that Ebony Roebuck, CNM, MS, is joining our team as Director of Midwifery. Ms. Roebuck will be joining FHBC in May 2015 and brings with her many years of experience as a midwife, in both a hospital and birth center setting.
December 22, 2014 – Because of the support of two generous lead partners – Walmart and Gallup – Community of Hope will provide $50 gift cards in our Adopt-A-Family program to 325 families who have experienced homelessness in the past year.
October 1, 2014 – Today, Community of Hope joins an unprecedented public health initiative created by a public-private partnership of national, local and corporate partners, in order to improve birth outcomes and lower the infant mortality rate (IMR) in the District of Columbia to 5.0 deaths per 1,000 live births by 2020.
COH IN THE NEWS
Al Jazeera, December 25, 2015 – Al Jazeera clip on the importance of Permanent Supportive Housing and ending homelessness in DC.
The Washington Post, December 22, 2015 - A 3-year-old is standing in the doorway of a community room at a nursing home in Northeast Washington. He has a jingle bell on a ribbon looped around his neck and a quizzical look on his face. A group of elderly residents is seated at a table.
Al Jazeera, December 18, 2015 - In part five of ‘America left behind,’ Al Jazeera explores why the US is failing to reduce its maternal death rate
The Washington Post, December 16, 2015 - You recognize an eviction the moment you see its aftermath: the possessions stacked on the sidewalk, the intensely personal suddenly made very public. “I hate it when I see it. I hate to see people’s stuff sitting out on the street,” said Rosemary Yorn, 51.
The Washington Post, December 8, 2015 - It’s been almost a year since Karen Moore died, but talking with her husband and her daughters, it’s almost as if she were still in the room. “Everything you see here now is a direct result of Karen,” said Clyde Moore, 55, as we talked at Community of Hope in Southeast Washington, a partner in The Washington Post Helping Hand charity fundraising campaign.
The Washington Post, November 30, 2015 - For want of a fuel pump, the car was lost. For want of a car, the job was lost. For want of a job, the home was lost. For want of a home, the self-respect was lost. The question Joseph Marshall asked himself was: Could he get his self-respect back and reverse the chain of events that had forced his young family into the shelter at D.C. General?