To that end, the Session Law Firm often provides legal consultation and advice to newly established non-profit organizations in areas such as corporate formation, organizational bylaws, and assistance with obtaining tax exempt status under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Representative community development and social service organizations include:
Congress Heights Main Streets, whose goal is to work “in partnership with the business community, property owners and residents to foster economic development and improve the business corridor as well as to attract new business and create a flourishing commercial and retail environment in the Congress Heights district and its neighboring business communities.”
Deanwood Heights Main Streets, whose goal is to provide citizens with access to an effective economic development partnership based upon a proven national model that gets results through “targeted contact with decision makers and funding sources”, and “consultation and support from urban business development experts.”
Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, an organization established to “help grow Ward 7 into the District of Columbia’s most welcoming, prospering, livable community for everyone”.
Parklands Community Center, an organization established to “improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged families, that will ultimately increase the number of children succeeding in school with hope for the future and reduce child abuse and neglect through year-round transformation/life-skill workshops and individual coaching”.
12th Street Community Services, Inc. (“TSCS”), which is affiliated with the 12th Street Christian Church in Washington, DC. TSCS was established to offer “a collection of inter-relational programs intentionally designed to enhance the lives and expand the opportunities of children, youth and families living in Wards 1 and 2 of Washington, D.C. TSCS seeks to increase the desire for personal responsibility and productivity by promoting the healthy and successful development of youth and their families”.