AHC Inc.’s College and Career Readiness Program guides high school juniors and seniors through the complicated college and career search process. The program really works. So far, ALL of the seniors in our program have graduated from high school and most have gone to college – often the first in their family to achieve this […]
September 13, 2017 — United States Representative Don Beyer recently toured the construction site of St. James Plaza, 93 new affordable apartments in Alexandria, VA. Rep. Beyer represents Virginia’s 8th Congressional District of Virginia, which serves Arlington County, the Cities of Alexandria and Falls Church, and portions of Fairfax County. Developed by AHC Inc., […]
Become an AHC volunteer and change a student’s life! By joining our team, you become part of a network of enthusiastic citizens helping our community’s youth succeed. How You Can Help AHC’s education programs help youth from kindergarten through 12th grade build the academic skills they need to succeed. Our 25-year-old program really works. 100% […]
Built in the 1940s, Woodbury Park at Courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. When AHC purchased the property in 1987, the 364-unit property doubled the young organization’s rental portfolio. Thirty years later, the Colonial Revival apartment community again stands as a testament to Virginia’s rich, historical heritage. A comprehensive […]
The AHC Summer Camp provides fun, outdoor exercise and field trips while maintaining students’ literacy and math skills learned during the school year. The 2017 theme is “Creating”, which will give students the opportunity to be artists, inventors and scientists while stretching their imaginations. The combination of fun and learning really works. More than 9o% […]
AHC’s Teen Tutoring program has been pairing volunteers with middle and high school students for more than 20 years. The program has helped over 100 youth successfully graduate from high school and generated countless long-lasting relationships. One of these volunteers, Sharon, was paired with a very young middle school student, Bibho, after she started volunteering. The opportunity has been a positive experience for them both.
An innovative approach to creating affordable housing is bringing 93 new affordable apartments to Alexandria. Now under construction, St. James Plaza expects to welcome residents in late 2018. Working together, the City of Alexandria and nonprofit developer AHC Inc., are successfully transforming three acres previously owned by St. James Methodist Church into a vibrant, mixed-use, […]
The second phase of Key’s Pointe, the redevelopment of a massive 1940s public housing community, is now underway. The project, one of the first new developments in Southeast Baltimore in many years, is bringing a neglected 62-acre site back to life. The multi-phase project will eventually include more than 900 new affordable and market-rate apartments […]
More than 300 supporters joined AHC Inc. to celebrate its 40th Anniversary this fall. The event highlighted the organization’s growth and achievements, honored five new Housing Hall of Fame members, celebrated student winners who submitted winning essays and art work, and elected AHC Board members.
As part of AHC’s 40th Anniversary, students in our youth program were invited to participate in Essay and Artwork contests and describe how they feel about being a part of AHC communities. Elementary students were asked to create a piece of artwork with the theme “The Place I Call Home.” Middle and high school students wrote essays that described “How AHC’s Community Centers Affected My Life.” The winning students were recognized at AHC’s 40th Anniversary Celebration.
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