Briya student Alma and Briya staff Raquel featured in Telemundo story about excluded workers

“Remember that we are people too, that if you are hungry, we are hungry too.”

 

In this Telemundo story, Alma, a Briya student, shares her family’s experience during the pandemic and asks the mayor’s office to provide more support to DC residents who don’t qualify for a stimulus check or unemployment. Watch the video here.

New York Times Opinion article features Briya’s two-generation model and student-driven approach

“Briya’s holistic approach to education has come in handy during the pandemic…

‘Education is one arm in somebody’s success,’ said Reena Gadhia, the former manager of one of Briya’s work force training programs. ‘You really cannot disregard access to mental health services, access to social services, access to child care, transportation, all of it.’”

 

Read the article here.