They offer a wide range of programs and resources such as mental health counseling, HIV testing and prevention, and substance abuse counseling services to underserved populations. Their services were first directed to Latinos and later grew to serve the HIV/AIDS and African American communities. Sixteenth Street Heights is a part of Ward 4, located in Northwest Washington, D.C. According to 1990 census data, Ward 4 had a population that was 4.2% Latino and 79% Black Non-Hispanic.
Black Mosaic Research Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution