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Frieda Arenos

Frieda Arenos has been a volunteer with Anne's Place, formerly Anne Frank House, since 2020. She joined the Board in late 2022, and currently runs the organization's meal program supporting the preparation and delivery of monthly meals to Anne's Place residents.

Frieda is an international development and policy practitioner, and currently serves as the Senior Program Director for Democratic Governance at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI). Frieda received a Master's Degree in Intercultural and International Communication from American University's School of International Service, and a Bachelor's degree in English and Political Science from the University of Vermont.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

-Anne Frank

The housing need is increasing in DC. Anne's Place continues to provide permanent supportive housing.

  • The 2023 annual census of individuals experiencing homelessness saw an overall increase in DC from 2022.


  • Anne's Place provides stable housing.

    35+ years

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