The developer and operator of Genesis is Mi Casa, Inc., a Washington, DC-based, non-profit provider of affordable housing opportunities. Mi Casa worked with a team of committed partners to plan, develop and launch this innovative community.
Mi Casa, Inc.
Mi Casa, Inc., is a nonprofit housing developer that provides quality affordable housing to low and moderate-income households in the Washington, DC area. Mi Casa believes healthy, diverse and thriving neighborhoods occur when people are empowered to make decisions about their environment. For more than 20 years, Mi Casa has worked to advance equitable access to affordable housing and the availability of well-designed, quality places for individuals and families to call home.
DC Child and Family Services Agency
DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is the public child welfare agency in the District of Columbia. CFSA works to improve the safety, permanence, and well-being of abused and neglected children in the District of Columbia and to strengthen their families. Along with its community partners, CFSA works to ensure that children involved in the public child welfare system grow up in safe, permanent homes with strong families.
DC Office on Aging
District of Columbia Office on Aging’s (DCOA) mission is to coordinate and connect older adults, persons living with disabilities, and caregivers with the highest quality of long-term service and support options that promote healthy and independent living in the community. DCOA achieves this by developing and carrying out a comprehensive and coordinated system of health, education, employment, and social services for these residents. DCOA’s vision is to become the premier agency in Washington, DC addressing the needs of older adults, persons living with disabilities, and their caregivers.
Generations of Hope Development Corporation
Generations of Hope Development Corporation (GHDC) supports the creation of intergenerational communities based on the “intentional neighboring” model pioneered at Hope Meadows in Illinois over 20 years ago. GHDC encourages further innovation through an open exchange of ideas and adaptations of the model, providing technical assistance, coordinating collaboration, and providing thought leadership to guide and support the expansion of intentional neighboring in addressing the challenges facing vulnerable people.
Department of Housing and Community Development
The mission of the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is to create and preserve opportunities for affordable housing and economic development and to revitalize underserved communities in the District of Columbia. DHCD accomplishes this mission by focusing on preserving and increasing the supply of quality affordable housing; increasing homeownership opportunities; and revitalizing neighborhoods, promoting community development, and providing economic opportunities.
Latin American Youth Center
The Latin American Youth Center's (LAYC) mission is to empower a diverse population of youth -- Latino, African American, African -- to achieve a successful transition to adulthood, through innovative programs that address their social, academic, and career needs. LAYC has special expertise in serving underserved youth, low-income teen parents, homeless youth, youth in foster care and juvenile justice systems, and youth facing mental health, substance abuse, or complex family issues.
Vida Senior Centers
Vida Senior Centers improve and maintain the quality of life of Latino seniors and other seniors living in isolation or within a family context in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Vida aims to improve the wellness, self-sufficiency, and independence of these seniors by effectively providing culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and services to ensure they have an opportunity to live productive and fulfilling lives while retaining their dignity and independence.