Every year, United Community recruits interns to work within our agency as they pursue both graduate and undergraduate degrees. In the last few weeks, we have welcomed several interns who will be joining us during the academic year: Jacey Lynn Edwards, an MSW intern who will be at Creekside Community Center as a Youth Development […]
We are excited to introduce you to an incredible group of mothers, featured recently in The Washington Post, who are shining examples of how community driven solutions are created. At the height of the pandemic, Ana Delia Romero made it her mission to ensure none of her neighbors were going hungry. She approached United Community […]
After a forced two-year break in events due to the pandemic, we are thrilled to be back out and about in our community at a variety of events and activities. United Community hosted a Juneteenth celebration for residents at our Creekside Village Community Center. We also proudly participated in events hosted by local organizations, including […]
The volunteer teachers at Progreso Literacy and Citizenship Center received a Stronger Together nomination at the 30th Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards. Progreso has at least 10 teachers who volunteer their time to help refugees and immigrants in our community. They lead semester-long English and Citizenship courses. Many of them have served the community […]
Zulemy Loza officially joined United Community nearly one year ago as a coach with the Family Achievement Program (FAP), but we’ve benefited from her commitment to the community for six years. In 2016, Zulemy was in her junior year at West Potomac High School when she began volunteering with United Community through the Public Safety […]
Celebrating our incredible volunteers with a morning of food and fun! United Community’s success depends upon our wonderful volunteers, and after two years of the pandemic altering our plans, honoring them in person again at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Day was extra special. Our volunteers and their families enjoyed food and entertainment as we took […]
Keary Kincannon to Receive United Community’s Higher Honor – the Gerald W. Hyland Humanitarian Award
The Board of Directors of United Community, the leading human services organization serving the Route One corridor, will be presenting its highest honor, the Gerald W. Hyland Humanitarian Award, to the Reverend Dr. Keary Kincannon, a tireless advocate for the community who retired as pastor of Rising Hope Mission Church last year. United Community’s Board […]
Creekside Village Community Center hosted a Thrift Day on Friday, April 1. With donations from community members and organizations, Creekside offered clothing and personal hygiene products. With the warmer weather coming, families were able to pick out new outfits for summer, as well as for work and even the next school year. Did you know […]
Accessible tax filing assistance has already seen thousands of dollars in returns for community members.
Maria came to United Community Progreso Literacy and Citizenship Center in 2019, but her journey to naturalization started long before.