Our Mission Statement
The purpose of the River East Emerging Leaders is to engage and empower residents from Washington D.C.'s Ward 7 & 8 (River East) communities in order to:
- Foster, participate in, and encourage, educational, cultural, charitable, civic, and leadership development and participation in River East and surrounding communities;
- Develop public-private partnerships to provide needed services and programs for residents in River East;
- Assist and promote economic growth and investment in the River East community.
Our Vision Statement
r.e.e.l. envisions River East communities of empowered and engaged residents that have full access to all economic and leadership opportunities essential to sustaining a healthy, safe, and livable community.