DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative – Supporting all members of the Kenilworth-Parkside community in improving the quality of their own lives and inspiring positive change in their neighborhood.

Children Succeed

Children have skills and supports to graduate from college and obtain jobs with lifetime career path...Read More

Parents Succeed

Parents can transfer knowledge, skills, values, and wealth to their children...Read More

Strong Community Thrives

K-P residents and students are actively engaged in supporting each other, their schools and their neighborhood...Read More

Healthy Places Exist

All residents live in healthy and safe places...Read More

Data as a Tool for Social Justice

DCPNI: Data as a Tool for Social Justice from Stone Soup Films on Vimeo.

DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative’s resources are dedicated toward measurable outcomes. We believe that using data to guide our choices in planning and implementing programs improves our chances of helping children and parents succeed in their lives. (Read More…)

DCPNI Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

DCPNI and Paradise at Parkside recently hosted a community Wellness Fair—the first of its kind. With the help of key community members, as well as vendors such as Beefsteak Veggies, Healthy Living, Inc. and more, our residents were able to partake in fresh food demonstrations and receive helpful information about several organizations including DOES, IMPACT DC, Capital Bikeshare, DC Greens and Community Foodworks.