Ellen Barr, MSW
“I am a strong believer in community, and I am so excited to be a part of an organization that values community and bringing people together to help fuel the movement to end poverty.”
Before joining the team at A Wider Circle, Ellen has worked in social services as an organizer, case manager, and wilderness therapy guide. In the DC area, Ellen worked with teenagers experiencing homelessness to help students get the support and services that they need at home and at school. After living in DC for more than 10 years, she is excited to work at an organization aimed to help her neighbors succeed and give families the support they deserve. Ellen received her Master of Social Work from The Catholic University and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The George Washington University.