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Parks Center Partners

Josephine Butler Parks Center

The Josephine Butler Parks Center is owned by Washington Parks & People and serves as its headquarters. The Parks Center also serves as a "greenhouse" for rebuilding DC communities; housing numerous other non-profit community and service organizations--these are our PARKS CENTER PARTNERS.

Washington Parks & People is located on the 1st Floor, left (north). Please refer to the Parks Center's floor plans for exact office locations.

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Friends of Meridian Hill
Advancing park partnerships in Columbia Heights, Shaw, and Reed-Cooke neighborhoods.

1st Floor North

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City Kids Wilderness Project

Outdoor education for underserved and at-risk inner-city youths

4th Floor North

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GALA Hispanic Theater/GALA Teatro Hispano
Presenting theater inspired by the rainbow of Latin cultures.



Sign of Jonah
A clinic that provides affordable acupuncture, traditional Chinese herbs, and holistic lifestyle coaching to people of limited resources in downtown DC

1st Floor SW Corner


Meridian Hill Pictures
A team of filmmakers and educators dedicated to producing and sharing documentary films from diverse community perspectives.

3rd Floor South

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Multicultural Community Service
Building diverse new neighborhood alliances.

1st Floor South

One Common Unity

One Common Unity
Nurtures sustainable, caring communities through innovative peace education services, arts initiatives, and media programs.

4th Floor South

Project Northstar

Project Northstar
One-on-one tutoring and mentoring program for children in grades K-12  who are homeless or living in foster care or in poor, underserved neighborhoods in the District of Columbia.

3rd Floor South


Washington Concert Opera

Washington Concert Opera
Offering internationally acclaimed singers, professional musicians, and choruses in concert versions of rarely heard, full-length operatic works.

3rd Floor West

Young Playwrights Theater
Using theater to give voice to the stories of DC's children.

3rd Floor South


Pan American      Symphony Orchestra

Pan American Symphony Orchestra (PASO) was founded 23 years ago by dynamic Argentine conductor and musician, Sergio Alessandro Bušlje, with the objective of bringing Latin American symphonic music to Washington, DC area concert halls.

Lower Level


Global Innocence Network

The Global Innocence Network was founded to provide comprehensive case management for survivors of human trafficking in the National Capital area, guided by the fundamental truth that every individual's life, regardless of circumstance, has an inherent value and resilience that can survive the most depraved circumstances and, with the proper resources, can emerge strong than the worst acts inflicted upon them.

Lower Level