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Awards and Media

AWARDS

Since DASH was founded in 2006, we have been recognized and awarded for our innovative approach to safe housing for survivors, including:

  • The Leadership Greater Washington Community Partner of the Year Award presented by the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, 2021
  • Executive Director, Koube Ngaaje, receives NBC4 “Working for the Community” Honoree Award during Black History Month, 2020
  • DASH selected as a Lyft Community Grant Winner, 2019
  • One of the Best NonProfits in Greater DCaward from the Catalogue for Philanthropy,  2019
  • DASH Among First to Receive Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant, 2018 
  • Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women award to launch the National Alliance for Safe Housing (NASH), 2016;
  • Honorable Mention Recipient of the 2015 EXCEL Award from the Center for Nonprofit Advancement;
  • One of the region’s best small charities in the 2015-2016 Catalogue for Philanthropy Greater Washington;
  • Ad 2 DC’s Public Service Award in 2015;
  • One of four national awardees of the Mary Bryon Project’s Celebrating Solutions Award for 2014;
  • Receiving the Outstanding Corporate/Nonprofit Partner Serving Women with The MassMutual Citizenship Award from the Washington Business Journal in 2013;
  • A “share your story” video recipient from the Giving Library in 2014; and
  • One of the region’s best small charities in the 2011-2012 Catalogue for Philanthropy Greater Washington.

MEDIA

For media requests, please send an email to info@dashdc.org

2020

  • Washington Post Interview – “Domestic violence will increase during coronavirus quarantines and stay-at-home orders, experts warn”, March 2020

  • Executive Director, Koube Ngaaje, receives NBC4 “Working for the Community” Honoree Award during Black History Month, 2020

2019

  • DASH’s Executive Director, Koube Ngaaje, featured on News4 Your Sunday program with Pat Muse for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (at 16:00)

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