District of Columbia Housing Authority
(DCHA) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the District
of Columbia by providing and effectively managing affordable housing
which is diverse, well maintained, and aesthetically pleasing for
those whose circumstances prevent them from competing in the general
Office of Resident Services (ORS) is the primary link between the
resident leadership and the agency. ORS partners with residents
and other organizations to develop meaningful initiatives to enrich
the lives of youth, adults, and seniors.
Do Your B.E.S.T. Summer Youth Employment Program stands for Building
Excellence through Service and Training. The goals of this program
are: (1) to give young people from public housing an opportunity
to experience work in the public and private sectors and (2) to
challenge them to grow professionally and personally from a structured
employment program that includes community service and youth leadership
September 22, 2007 - Youth from the B.E.S.T. program will
participate in a tour of the Kennedy Center and educational session
about career opportunities in the field of opera after the La Boh�me
simulcast. DCHA and Washington National Opera will host this event.
has partnered with the Washington National Opera to host this project
in Washington, DC.
National Opera in conjunction with the Kennedy Center for
Performing Arts will host a tour of the Kennedy Center Opera
House to facilitate the youth participants' exploration of career
opportunities in the field of opera.
will present a simulcast performance of La Boh�me on the Washington
National Mall, Sunday, September 23 at 2:00PM (EST). Youth from
the DCHA - B.E.S.T. program will attend the Mall simulcast, along
with residents from the DC Metropolitan Area.
For more information:
- HUD Partnership with the Washington National Opera
- Washington National Opera (was linked to http://www.dc-opera.org/)
- District of Columbia Housing Authority (was linked to http://www.dchousing.org/index.html)
- More information about ORS (was linked to http://www.dchousing.org/department/resident_services.html)
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