Headquarters: MD-Montgomery County
Where They Operate: MD-Montgomery County; East Silver Spring/Long Branch community
Age Groups Served: Youth; Adolescence; Teenagers; Grades 6-12; Grade 9-12
Ethnic Groups Served: African American, 33%; Asian American, 5%; Latino/Hispanic, 55%; Other, 7%
Population(s) Served: Low- to Moderate-Income; Women/Girls; Students
Schools They Work In: Broad Acres ES; Rolling Terrace ES; Oak View ES; Kemp Mill ES; Silver Spring International MS; Eastern MS; Takoma Park MS; White Oak MS; Mario Loiederman Middle School; Blair HS ; Springbrook High School
Awards, Citations, Honors:
-Ana Lopez, Executive Director of Community Bridges, was selected as a Washingtonian of the 2009 by Washingtonian Magazine.
-Ana Lopez, recipient of 2009 Meyer Exponent Award
-Community Bridges recognized with a State Citation from Delegate Tom Hucker
-Community Bridges recognized with a County Proclamation from Councilmember Nancy Floreen.
-The Montgomery County Community Foundation recognized Community Bridges through the Nourishing Heart Award.
-Chosen for inclusion in the 2008-09 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, one of only 69 organizations selected from 230 candidates.
-Community Bridges also received the Standards for Excellence Certification through the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations.