The House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (the Clinic) is recognized as one of the foremost shelter-based domestic violence legal clinics in the nation. The purpose of the Clinic is to provide immediate legal intervention to victims of domestic violence throughout Maryland. In addition, the Clinic advocates for legal protection for victims of domestic violence through legislative action and provides community education on the dynamics of domestic violence and legal remedies available to victims. NOTE: This clinic has two internship
Interests: Women's advocacy
N Street Village was founded in 1972 by members of Luther Place Memorial Church in Washington, DC. Since then, thousands of women have been provided services that address both immediate and long-term needs. In October 2011, N Street Village expanded to include Miriam’s House, a residential community for homeless women with HIV and AIDS. In March 2012, N Street Village was contracted to operate a new permanent housing program serving 31 formerly homeless women. N Street Village offers housing, food, day
The mission of The Family Center, Inc. is to address the issue of domestic violence in our community at large through preventative methods. We provide preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation of persons without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, socio-economic status, marital status, sexual preference, disability or political affiliation and those suffering from the effects of domestic violence. We initiate, direct and participate in educational programs for preventative recognition of and encouragement of treatment of those persons adversely affected
TAP helps individuals and families achieve economic and personal independence through education, employment, affordable housing, and safe and healthy environments.
Vermont Works for Women helps women and girls recognize their potential and explore, pursue, and excel in work that leads to economic independence. An internship with Fresh Food Project may be available in 2016.