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Affiliate Organizations

American Hellenic Educational Progressive Organization (AHEPA)

AHEPA was founded on July 26, 1922 in response to the evils of bigotry and racism that emerged in early 20th century American society. It also helped Greek immigrants assimilate into society.
Today, AHEPA brings the ideals of ancient Greece, which includes philanthropy, education, civic responsibility, and family and individual excellence to the community. Although a majority of the membership is composed of Americans of Greek descent, application for membership is open to anyone who believes in the mission of the organization.

American Hellenic Institute (AHI)

From our Hellenic House headquarters, just steps from the White House, AHI’s professional staff works with legislators, the Department of State, the diplomatic corps, and educational institutions to advance the best interests of the U.S. on issues of importance to Greek Americans.

Byzantio Greek Dance & Cultural Arts Program

The Byzantio Greek Dance and Cultural Arts Program is dedicated to promoting, encouraging, and perpetuating Greek heritage and culture through folk dance, art, music, and song. Based in the Greater Metropolitan DC area and affiliated with the St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Fall Church, VA, Byzantio teaches its participants the art and history of Greek folk dance, song, music, and costume as well as prepare them for opportunities to share and perform to the local community and beyond.

Capitol Hill Hellenic Association (CHHA)

The CHHA is a young adult networking group for Capitol Hill professionals to connect, and foster Hellenic representation on the Hill and around the DC area.

Daughters of Penelope

The Daughters of Penelope was the realization of Alexandra Apostolides' dream. Her desire was to create a woman's organization and because of her perseverance and the encouragement of her husband Dr. Emanuel Apostolides, a devoted AHEPAN, she formed EOS Chapter#1 with 25 charter members on November 16, 1929 in San Francisco, California. She was elected the first Grand President of the organization in 1931.

Welcome to, a website devoted to the Washington, DC Greek-American young-adult community. We hope is your comprehensive site for finding out what's going on in the DC Greek community, viewing pictures from various events, meeting other young adults of Hellenic descent, and just a place to kill some time with our constantly updated content including reveiew, essays, humor, and games.

FOCUS North America

FOCUS North America is a national movement of Orthodox Christians, united in faith and joined by a desire to provide action-oriented and sustainable solutions to poverty in communities across America. FOCUS has operations and youth volunteer experiences in more than 50 cities in the United States.

Greek Embassy

Embassy of Greece in Washington DC, Consulate General in San Francisco, Consulate General in Boston, Consulate General in Los Angeles, Consulate General in New York, Consulate General in Chicago, Consulate General in Tampa, Consulate in Atlanta, Consulate in Houston)

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese – Young Adult Ministry

The mission of the Archdiocese Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries is to strengthen the relationship between God and the Greek Orthodox youth and young adults through supportive Christ-centered resources aimed to sustain youth leaders as well as Orthodox individuals.

Hellenic American Leadership Council

The Hellenic American Leadership Council is hereby established to chart a new course for the Greek-American community: to ensure the continuity of a distinct and distinguished Greek- American community; to promote a renewed commitment to civic involvement, human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world; and to enhance the historic relationship between the United States and worldwide Hellenism.

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology | HCHC

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology is the only fully accredited Orthodox undergraduate liberal arts college, graduate center for Orthodox higher education, and Greek Orthodox seminary in America.

International Orthodox Christian Charities | Home

IOCC offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination.

National Philoptochos Society

To promote charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach to preserve the sanctity of life and family and to perpetuate and promote our Orthodox faith and traditions.

Orthodox Christian Fellowship

Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official collegiate campus ministry program under the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. OCF is charged with connecting Orthodoxcollege students—and those interested in the Orthodox Christian faith—to Christ and His Church.

Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC)

As the official missions agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States it is OCMC's mission to make disciples of all nations by bringing people to Christ and His Church.

Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM)

Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry is the official prison ministry of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America


Founded in 1904 by our Greek immigrant progenitors, Saint Sophia Cathedral has become a beacon of Orthodox Christianity in our nation's capital.

The Next Generation Initiative

The Next Generation Initiative is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit educational foundation which helps young men and women gain the skills, connections and experience their careers will demand, and the global perspective leadership requires — offering them career resources such as internships, and scholarships, as well as leadership programs like our Master Classes, which help next generation students learn directly from leaders and mentors on how to serve and give back to their communities.


Zorba’s Café has been family owned and operated since it first opened its doors in 1984. It is Dupont Circle’s neighborhood Greek cafe. The owners, together with their dedicated staff, will cater to your palate needs. The service is friendly, fast and precise. While your mousaka or souvlaki is being prepared, you might find yourself involved in conversations with other guests and the owners, mostly talking about that unique part of the world, Greece.