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Andrea Richard

Andrea Richard RSC, Anacostia Gardens Apartments & Benning Heights, Washington, DC

Andrea Richard is the resident services coordinator for Anacostia Gardens Apartments and Benning Heights in Washington, DC. Andrea is a graduate of Alabama A&M University, with a B.A. in psychology, and she completed the Master of Divinity degree program at The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA in 2010. Andrea has experience working in education and non-profit agencies, as well as experience in case management. Andrea is passionate about social justice, contributing to underserved communities, holistic health & wellness and community gardening, particularly in communities with food deserts. She enjoys supporting individuals to thrive in mind, body and spirit. In her spare time, Andrea serves as a birth doula for expectant mothers, hosts and attends women’s retreats, and learns new creative art skills.

Faviola Moreira Cano

Faviola Moreira Cano Enrichment Coordinator, Anacostia Gardens Apartments & Benning Heights, Washington, DC

Faviola Moreira Cano, originally from Ecuador, holds a bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology and a certification in International Defense of Human Rights from the University of Zaragoza, Spain. She has been working in non-profit organizations with migrants, refugees, and underserved communities with roles in project management, psychological interventions, group therapy, community intervention, economy stability, and resettlement. Since Faviola was little girl, she has enjoyed volunteering with different organizations in her country. The moment that changed her life was when she helped refugees from the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador. In her free time, Faviola enjoys traveling, singing, playing the guitar, and swimming.