The Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Collaborative (CH/SFC) is a community based organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Washington, DC. Over the last decade, CH/SFSC has matured into a key support and resource to community members and nonprofit organizations in Northwest DC. Combined, CH/SFC organizational partners serve over 30,000 families in the most racially and economically diverse neighborhoods of the District of Columbia. Our partners include tenant associations, youth development organizations, shelters, after-school programs, and community based health care providers. Core partners also include residential and public housing complexes representing over 1,000 low-income families in the District of Columbia’s Northwest quadrant.